Crab Plover
Dromas ardeola
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The crab plover is a migrant to the East African coast from Somalia where it breeds. These photos were taken at Ushongo and Maziwe Island. The birds in flight are courtesy of Paul Oliver (upper) and Olivier Hamerlynck. The plover with crab is courtesy of Per Holmen. Click the indicated photo to see enlargements that include immatures and juveniles.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-22 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Paul Oliver, Olivier Hamerlynck, Riaan Marais, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 2-01-22