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    ID confirmation please

    Hi all

    Please confirm Id ??Lesser sand plover
    Pics from Eastern mangroves

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    Thanks and regards

    Linto John
    Last edited by Linto John; 08-10-2017 at 07:51 AM.

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    Hi John,
    I think these are Common Ringed Plover juveniles!
    Cheers
    Peter

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    Thanks for that Peter, could you please help regarding the pointers.

    Regards
    Linto John

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    These are Lesser Sand Plover. The long dark legs should rule out Common Ringed Plover, which should also show larger & darker patches at the sides of the breast.
    Mark

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    Thanks Mark ..

    I had the same confusion as Peter after seeing the bird on the left ..
    Infact I recorded in ebird as lesser sand plover ,but later thought would take some help

    Cheers
    Linto John

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    It's great, that we have Mark!!!
    Thanks a lot!

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