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Grey plover

Pluvialis squatarola

Description:

A grey plover in the transition from winter to summer plumage.

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3 Comments

Dangermouse
Dangermouse 8 years ago

Thanks, jgorneau and Liam. I thought that was the case but it's always good to be sure!

Liam
Liam 8 years ago

Yes, a Gray Plover in transition plumage.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

I'd say Grey Plover, Pluvialis squatarola. Check this link out:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grey_plover...

The dark face is a winter/summer plumage thing.

Dangermouse
Spotted by
Dangermouse

Algarve, Portugal

Spotted on Apr 22, 2012
Submitted on Apr 29, 2012

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