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Juvenile ringed plover

Charadrius hiaticula


Small, dumpy wader. Juvenile similar to adult but dark markings are less distinct and has dull legs and dark bill.


Associated with coastal sandy and shingle beaches, also on estuaries.


The black bill identifies this as a juvenile.

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Common Ringed Plover
Charadrius hiaticula Common Ringed Plover

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Algarve, Portugal

Spotted on Oct 9, 2011
Submitted on Oct 9, 2011

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