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Semipalmated Plover

Charadrius semipalmatus


A Semipalmated Plover doing a dance at low tide on the shores of Isla Isabela!


The Semipalmated Plover is a species of migratory shorebird that is present in the Galapagos year-round, although the numbers are highest from August-May. They are usually seen in the shore zone, where they forage for insect, crustaceans, worms, etc.


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Neil Ross
Neil Ross 6 years ago

Lovely bird and photo.

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Parroquia Puerto Villamil, Galápagos, Ecuador

Spotted on Mar 4, 2016
Submitted on May 4, 2016

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