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Old Friday 5th January 2007, 16:26   #1
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Plover, Eastern Saudi Arabia

I photographed this plover today in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia. I think it's a golden plover but can't define it...........can you help?

http://www.birdforum.net/pp_gallery/...cat/500/page/1

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Never easy from one picture, but I reckon the bill is too long and thick for Golden and I can't see any barring on the flanks. I think it's probably a Grey Plover.
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A Grey Plover rather (strong looking ...)
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Here another (not very good) image of the same bird.
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Old Friday 5th January 2007, 16:47   #5
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Looking very much like a Grey Plover now.
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Looking very much like a Grey Plover now.
Thanks, I'll edit my gallery.
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