Wednesday 16 September 2015

Golden Plover

A rather early Golden Plover. After checking the ever-shrinking Besor pools (many Snipe, many Kingfishers, two Marsh Harriers, Purple Swamphens etc) I drove home along the lettuce fields and noticed an odd bird. An almost full summer plumage Golden Plover! A rare bird for the date (commoner come late October - November).

One of the many Kingfishers around the pools. Very pretty.

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