Grey Plover
Pluvialis squatarola
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The grey plover is also called the black-bellied plover because in breeding plumage the underparts are black. The left upper photo showing transition to breeding plumage (Jangwani Salt Pans, 4-17) is courtesy of Riaan Marais; right upper & 2nd row (Pangani, 2-11), courtesy Valéry Schollaert; the single flight photo, Saadani (12-14),courtesy Per Holmen; and the trio in flight, courtesy Dr. Louis A. Hansen.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-20 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Valéry Schollaert, Dr. Louis A. Hansen, Per Holmen
Riaan Marais, Bob Kasworm

Last Update this page: 3-30-19