Monday, 11 April 2016

Waders ready to leave.

Almost time to wave our waders goodbye as they head off to their breeding grounds. The Pacific Golden Plover were showing off their beautiful colours.

Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva)

Lesser Sand Plover (Charadrius mongolus)
Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)
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mick said...

Great photos of beautiful birds. Wish I could have seen them with you.

Nora said...

You are so lucky to see these shorebirds. I wish they would come here.

Margaret Adamson said...

Love the breeding plumage of the Plovers

NatureFootstep said...

they are leaving you and, hopefully, comes to me :)

Beautiful shots :)

eileeninmd said...

Hello, the Golden Plovers are beautiful. I have seen the whimbrel here bu the others would be new birds for me. Great post. Happy Wednesday, have a happy day!

Marie C said...

Very nice shots!

Stewart M said...

The waders really do look so good in their breeding plumage - pity we dont get to see more of it!

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne