Posted Monday 14th May 2012 at 08:17 by BIJ
Dahu Beach, Haifeng, Guangdong.
Good numbers of Swinhoe's Plover now on the beach (152). I spotted 9 6-week old juvenile Kentish Plover from the wintering flock which arrived in breeding plumage last October. These birds apparently belong to an unknown ssp although they closely resemble Swinhoe's Plover, they are shorter in body and leg. Slimmer beaks often with thinnish black lores, less white on the forehad and duskier behind the eye. There were also 12 adults with the juveniles.Theses...