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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Golden Plover

Bird Sightings - Golden Plover

Golden Plover

(European Golden Plover)

Pluviais apricaria

Gaelic : Feadag

Photography © Carl Chapman
Outer Hebrides (Western Isles)
April, 2007

 

 

Our Golden Plover photographs

golden plover
golden plover
golden plover
golden plover
golden plover
golden plover

Golden Plover
winter plumage

Golden Plover
Breeding plumage
not quite fully developed
end of March
Golden Plover
summer plumage
fully developed
Late April
Golden Plover
Late April
Golden Plover
Late April

 

Golden Plover records in the Western Isles

Fairly common resident or migrant breeder (100 - 999 breeding pairs), and fairly common winter visitor (occurs in small numbers)
Source: Outer Hebrides Bird Report (2001)


On the chart below the darker the shade of blue the more abundant the bird is during a month or the more likely you are to see it.

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)

 

 

 

Other local bird photographs

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