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  Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)

Grey Plover | Pluvialis squatarola photo
Grey Plover

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Grey Plover | Pluvialis squatarola photo
Grey Plover - winter plumage

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Grey Plover | Pluvialis squatarola photo
Grey Plover

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Grey Plover | Pluvialis squatarola photo
Grey Plover - breeding plumage

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GREY PLOVER FACTS

distribution map showing range of Pluvialis squatarola in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Charadriidae
Genus:Pluvialis
Species:squatarola
Common Name:Grey Plover

Relatives in same Genus
  Pacific Golden Plover (P. fulva)