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American Golden-Plover  [Pluvialis dominica]
The American Golden Plover (Pluvialis dominica) is a medium-sized plover. American Golden Plover taking flight. Note dusky back and axillaries. Adults are spotted gold and black on the crown, back and wings. Their face and neck are black with a white bord...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/american_golden_plover/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Black-bellied Plover  [Pluvialis squatarola]
The Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola), known as the Black-bellied Plover in North America, is a medium-sized plover breeding in arctic regions. It is a long-distance migrant, with a nearly world-wide coastal distribution when not breeding.They are 2730...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_bellied_plover/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Common Ringed Plover  [Charadrius hiaticula]
The Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula is a small plover. Adults are 17-19.5 cm in length with a 35-41 cm wingspan. They have a grey-brown back and wings, a white belly, and a white breast with one black neckband. They have a brown cap, a white forehead,...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/common_ringed_plover/ - Last revised: Jun 15, 2018
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European Golden-Plover  [Pluvialis apricaria]
The Eurasian Golden Plover, Pluvialis apricaria, is a largish plover. This species is similar to two other golden plovers. American Golden Plover, Pluvialis dominiica, and Pacific Golden Plover, Pluvialis fulva, are both smaller, slimmer and relatively lo...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/european_golden_plover/ - Last revised: Jun 16, 2018
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Greater Sand-Plover  [Charadrius leschenaultii]
The Greater Sand Plover, Charadrius leschenaultii, is a small wader in the plover family of birds. The spelling is commonly given as greater sandplover, but the official British Ornithologists' Union spelling is greater sand plover. It breeds in the semi-...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/greater_sand_plover/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Killdeer  [Charadrius vociferus]
The Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) is a medium-sized plover.Adults have a brown back and wings, a white belly, and a white breast with two black bands. The rump is tawny orange. The face and cap are brown with a white forehead. They have an orange-red ey...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/killdeer/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Lesser Sand-Plover  [Charadrius mongolus]
The Lesser Sand Plover, Charadrius mongolus, is a small wader in the plover family of birds. The spelling is commonly given as Lesser Sandplover, but the official British Ornithologists' Union spelling is Lesser Sand Plover. There are five races, and the...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/lesser_sand_plover/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Little Ringed Plover  [Charadrius dubius]
The Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius) is a small plover. Breeding plumage at Purbasthali in Burdwan District of West Bengal, India. Adults have a grey-brown back and wings, a white belly, and a white breast with one black neckband. They have a brow...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/little_ringed_plover/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Malaysian Plover  [Charadrius peronii]
The Malaysian Plover (Charadrius peronii) is a small (ca. 35"?42 g) wader that nests on beaches and salt flats in Southeast Asia. Description The Malaysian Plover is 15 cm (5.9 in) in length. The male can be recognized by a thin black band aroun...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/malaysian_plover/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Masked Lapwing  [Vanellus miles]
The Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles), previously known as the Masked Plover and often called simply "the Plover" in its native range, is a large, common and conspicuous bird native to Australia, particularly the northern and eastern parts of the continent....
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/masked_lapwing/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Mountain Plover  [Charadrius montanus]
The Mountain Plover is a medium-sized ground bird in the plover family. It is misnamed, as it lives on level land. Unlike most plovers, it is usually not found near bodies of water or even on wet soil; it prefers dry habitat with short grass (usually due...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/mountain_plover/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Northern Lapwing  [Vanellus vanellus]
The Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus), also known as the Peewit, Green Plover or (in the British Isles) just Lapwing, is a bird in the plover family. It is common through temperate Europe, and across temperate Asia. It occasionally is a vagrant to Nort...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/northern_lapwing/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Pacific Golden-Plover  [Pluvialis fulva]
The Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva) is a medium-sized plover.The 23-26 cm long breeding adult is spotted gold and black on the crown, back and wings. Its face and neck are black with a white border and it has a black breast and a dark rump. The le...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/pacific_golden_plover/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Piping Plover  [Charadrius melodus]
Overview The Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) is a small plover. The Piping Plover is a sand-colored, sparrow-sized shorebird that nests and feeds along coastal sand and gravel beaches. The adult has yellow- orange legs, a black band across the forehead...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/piping_plover/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Semipalmated Plover  [Charadrius semipalmatus]
The Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus) is a small plover.Adults have a grey-brown back and wings, a white belly, and a white breast with one black neckband. They have a brown cap, a white forehead, a black mask around the eyes and a short orang...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/semipalmated_plover/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Snowy Plover  [Charadrius nivosus]
The Kentish Plover, Charadrius alexandrinus, is a small wader in the plover bird family. Despite its name, this species no longer breeds in Great Britain.It breeds in most subtropical and tropical parts of the world, from southern Europe to Japan and in P...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/snowy_plover/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Wilson's Plover  [Charadrius wilsonia]
The Wilson's Plover (Charadrius wilsonia) is a small plover. Wilson's Plover is a coastal wader which breeds on both coasts of the Americas from the equator northwards. Its range extends north to include much of the U.S. eastern coast, and the west coast...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/wilsons_plover/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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