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Friday, January 31, 2014

Whitecrowned Plover

Their grey head with white stripe is used to identify them.
They have a very limited range in the north-east.
Found along the shores of lakes and dams.
Info: Robert’s Birds of Southern Africa


Jonker Fourie said...

Another bird similar to one found down in my area which I haven't seen

Gaelyn said...

Loved the ones we saw at Sunset Dam the other night over a Hunters.

Rhodesia said...

We see few plovers here, not sure why they are so scarce. You sound like you are both having a fantastic time - so jealous. Diane