Pacific Golden Plover ( Pluvialis fulva ) Singing

Golden Fever Spotted gold and black on the crown, back and wings. Its face and neck are black ( even sometimes hard to see its eyes) with a white border and it has a black breast and a dark rump, legs are black. This wader is migratory and winters in south Asia and Australasia and its breeding habitat is Arctic tundra from northernmost Asia into western Alaska, means it may travel 5500miles??? how they come to central India? seniors may pls explain. Behavior what we observed is very swift in flight, but are more commonly seen roosting or foraging on the ground. Pacific Golden-Plovers spread out while foraging. They are visual foragers and feed by running and seizing prey.

Kuldeep Shukla

has 77 photos, 8 trips and 520 observations.

Was added on May 6, 2013, taken on May 6, 2013. Camera used Canon Eos 1000d from Canon with a shutter speed of 1/1600 Sec and aperture f 7.1, at a focal length of 500 mm. This picture was viewed 216 times.


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