Semipalmated plover (1203/2575)

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Difficult to separate from ringed plover (of which there are no accepted records from New Zealand) in the field, this bird was confirmed as a semipalmated plover when it was captured as part of studies on other shorebirds.

Common names
semipalmated plover
Miranda, Firth of Thames, New Zealand
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