Shore plover (2230/2458)

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An adult shore plover wading in a rock pool. These attractive little shorebirds were once found around New Zealand, but introduced predators drove them to the brink of extinction.

Common names
shore plover, New Zealand shore plover, tuturuatu, sand plover, New Zealand plover, shore dotterel
Plimmerton, New Zealand
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