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black-bellied plover

Pluvialis squatarola


This medium sized shorebird is in non-breeding plumage. It is the largest of the plovers found in NA.


Coastal. Spotted on the FL gulf coast, USA.


The black-bellied plover is protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act in the USA.

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Indian Rocks Beach, Florida

Spotted on Oct 17, 2011
Submitted on Oct 23, 2011

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