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Golden Plover

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Golden Plover


“Pluvialis Apricaria”






This gold and black bird of the plover family feeds mainly on worms, beetles, and insects.

They are 26 to 29cm in length.

They have a wingspan of around 67 to 76cm.

 They weigh in at between 160 and 280g.

Often seen in upland moorlands and in the Highlands.


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