I got photos of 3 new plover species..all lifers of course. The 14" Grey-headed Lapwing (Vanellus cinereus) is a tall plover with a gray head, brown back, yellow legs and white underparts.
|Little Ringed Plover|
The rail family consists of rails and coots and gallinules. Rails are always shy and retiring, so it was nice ti see this 11" Brown Crake (Amaurornis akool). It looked similar to our Sora with the short yellow bill. It has a brown and gray body. We saw 2 of them an open area.
I have photos of 15 of the 67 species of plovers
I have photos of 14 of the 138 species of rails and coots
I have photos of 3 of the 11 species of oystercatchers
photos copyright 2006 - 2018 David McDonald
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