|Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola|
|Scotland, Spain and England
The Grey Plover breeds along the Arctic coast of Russia, Siberia and North America. Most of the Russian population pass through western Europe on their way to wintering grounds in West Africa. Other populations winter in southern Asia, Australia and South America. See the distribution map at Birdlife International.
|It is a big plover with a large head and a heavy bill. In flight it has a bold white wing-bar, black axillaries and a white rump. Photo 6 shows its size compared to a Dunlin.|
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