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European Golden Plover - Pluvialis apricaria

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The European Golden Plover favours open grassland and wet meadows, habitats in which it is often found in loose association with Northern Lapwings. A winter visitor that forms flocks wherever it is numerous.

European Golden Plover - Pluvialis apricaria

The barring on the flanks is suggestive of an individual in its 1st winter
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