Sunday, October 16, 2016


Photographed in Senur, Bali October 2016
(see  424)              PACIFIC GOLDEN PLOVER            Pluvialis fulva

INDONESIA (Bali)         (33)        

Also known as Lesser Golden Plover. During migrations frequents estuaries, mangroves and tidal mudflats, as well as grasslands and fields behind the shoreline; often seen on airfields and golf-fields near the sea. 25 cm. Breeds in Siberia and Alaska, winters in the south reaching NZ; fairly common migrant and winter visitor throughout coastal Indonesia.

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