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little ringed plover (1 Viewer)

capdegat

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today in northumberland - little ringed plover ?
thanks in advance
 

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SteveClifton

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Common Ringed Plover (LRP has no white wing bar) well it does have a very faint one but it wouldn't show up so clearly as this bird's does.

Also I haven't yet heard of any LRPs back in the country yet (summer visitor) though the first birds will be with us soon...
 
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Nutcracker

Stop Brexit!
Ditto to Common Ringed Plover; it has a muddy bill, which is why the usual bright orange bill base isn't showing :t:
 

RafaelMatias

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Portugal
+1 for Common Ringed Plover. In addition to what's been said above, LRP typically have a narrower breast band at the center and a contrasting eye-ring would be visible as well.
 

dragnil

Home Rule for Yorkshire
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Nothing to add to the above but it's a lovely shot, captures the bird beautifully.
 

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