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Birds Plovers


Plovers tend to be stocky waders with short bills as they feed on or near the surface of the mud.

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Sites List Records List Recent Records Guidance Notes

For more information about a species click/tap its photograph:

Little Ringed Plover

Charadrius budius

Ringed Plover

Charadrius hiaticula

Kentish Plover

Charadrius alexandrinus


Charadrius morinellus

Golden Plover

Pluvialis apricaria

Grey Plover

Pluvialis squatarola


Vanellus vanellus


Philomachus pugnax