Pacific Golden Plover at the Mouth of the Guadalhorce (Costa del Sol, Malaga, Andalucia, Southern Spain)

A few days ago, Armando Molina published the picture of a “weird” Golden Plover at the Mouth of the Guadalhorce Nature Reserve...

Click on the link to the video below!

Some colleagues saw different races of common Golden Plover in the photograph but Eduardo Alba stood his ground that it was a Pacific Golden Plover. After checking some more pictures and videos taken by other birders and an interesting discussion about the features of the bird, the Committee of Wise Men finally agreed we are being visited by a Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva).

Click here to see the video: https://youtu.be/TPzBQwvWNNI

Last modified onSunday, 12 August 2018 23:22

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