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Egyptian Plover

Pluvianus aegyptus

Description:

Digging through old photos of my Tulsa Zoo trip some time ago and finding photos I never uploaded, this is an egyptian plover, an animal sometimes called the "crocodile bird" because of its supposed symbiotic relationship with nile crocodiles.

Habitat:

Found all over Egypt and Sub Saharan Africa.


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Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Lat: 36.16, Long: -96.00

Spotted on May 17, 2018
Submitted on May 17, 2018

Spotted for mission

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