Phil Pearce

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Ringed Plover

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 Ringed Plover

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“Charadrius Hiaticula”

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This small bird is a member of the plover family.

It’s a red listed species.

Its a small short legged round little bird brown above and white underparts.

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You see them on beaches

They forage for worms molluscs and crustaceans and spiders.

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They are 18 to 20cm in length

 They have a wingspan of 48 to 56cm 

They weigh in at between 55 and 75g.

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