Grey Plover
Pluvialis squatarola

– medium-sized wader, size like a large thrush
– nocturnal/diurnal migrant
– migrates singly or in small loose flocks
– regularly mixed with other waders

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Grey Plover Pluvialis s. squatarola, 2CY
BIF0462, 03/02/2012, North Sea, offshore, Germany, Mathias Putze
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Grey Plover Pluvialis s. squatarola, 2CY
BIF0463, 03/02/2012, North Sea, offshore, Germany, Mathias Putze
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Grey Plover Pluvialis s. squatarola, AD
BIF0569, 01/07/2015, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF570_MPU_I1Q6192_150701_gplov-AD_d_ruegen
Grey Plover Pluvialis s. squatarola, AD
BIF0570, 01/07/2015, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF571_MPU_I1Q6193_150701_gplov-AD_d_ruegen
Grey Plover Pluvialis s. squatarola, AD
BIF0571, 01/07/2015, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF685_MPU_34A0184_150901_gplover-FL_rknot-FL_d_north-sea
Grey Plover Pluvialis s. squatarola
Red Knot Calidris canutus
BIF0685, 01/09/2015, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze
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Grey Plover Pluvialis s. squatarola
Red Knot Calidris canutus
BIF0686, 01/09/2015, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

Grey Plover Pluvialis s. squatarola, AD BREED
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica spec, AD BREED
Eurasian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus spec, AD BREED
BIF1272, 13/05/2016, North Sea, offshore, Roland Neumann

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Grey Plover Pluvialis s. squatarola
BIF0464, 27/09/2013, Kemnerdueninen, Netherlands, Patrick Franke
Telinga parabolic reflector

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Grey Plover Pluvialis s. squatarola
BIF0534, 13/08/2010, Goulven, France, Michèle Peron
Telinga parabolic reflector

comparison species:
European Golden Plover (a) (v)
American Golden Plover (a) (v)
Pacific Golden Plover (a) (v)
Eurasian Dotterel (v)

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