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Golden Plover

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The Golden Plover

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“Pluvialis Apricaria”

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

They are 26 to 29cm in length and have a wingspan of around 67 to 76cm and weigh in at between 160 and 280g.

Often seen in upland moorlands and in the Highlands.

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