Kittlitz's Plover
Charadrius pecuarius
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Most of the slideshow images of Kittlitz's plover were made while the birds were foraging at the edge of Lake Magadi in Ngorongoro Crater (click image to see slideshow). Most are in breeding plumage with the characteristic dark black head markings which are replaced in non-breeding season with sepia color. The flock in flight was seen at Lake Manyara (3-12), courtesy of Paul Oliver. The upper breeding bird was seen on the Laikipia Plateau (Kenya, 2-12), courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. The 2nd row photo and the nest were at Ndutu (5-15), courtesy of Siegfried Woldhek. Both lower non-breeding birds were seen at Ndutu (5-07).
 
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Colin Beale, Karine Van der Vurst, Paul Oliver, Siegfried Woldhek

Last Update this page: 10-19-15