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Full and Plover, Outer banks, NC, USA, First week August

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Old Sunday 8th September 2019, 19:35   #1
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Gull and Plover, Outer banks, NC, USA, First week August

Hi

Some ideas_

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Old Sunday 8th September 2019, 19:52   #2
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#1 Least Tern 1st calendar year
#2 Royal Tern with Common Tern to left, and presumably others behind
#3 Forster's Tern
#4 American Golden Plover
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Old Sunday 8th September 2019, 22:36   #3
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#1 Least Tern 1st calendar year
#2 Royal Tern with Common Tern to left, and presumably others behind
#3 Forster's Tern
#4 American Golden Plover
Agree with your ID's for the terns, but why isn't the plover a Grey?
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Agree with your ID's for the terns, but why isn't the plover a Grey?
Because I carelessly overlooked that possibility! Grey it is.
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Grey plover
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Old Monday 9th September 2019, 12:54   #6
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Or Black-bellied Plover as it is called in the US.

You can see the hind-toe, that eliminates Golden-Plover.
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Agree with Black-bellied.
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I didn’t realise that AGP doesn’t have a hind-toe. That’s a nice little detail

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