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Plover, Common Ringed

Roberts No: 245

Arrives in Knysna late September-October, departs April. Small plover, bill orange-yellow at base, legs and feet orange-yellow. On Leisure Isle may occur in summer in the Kingfisher Creek area, feeding at low tide.

Family Name:
Charadrius hiaticula
Common Name:
Plover, Common Ringed
30 to 40 cm
Non-breeding Visitor
small crustaceans, worms, small snails, beetles, insects, some vegetable matter.