Dotterel (Charadrius morinellus)

A passage migrant occasionally seen late Spring in Shropshire and other areas where it favours high plateaus. Breeding takes place on high mountains in the North of England and Scotland. Images of a pair found on the Longmynd during early May 2010.

Dotterel female Longmynd 2 5 10 IMG_4606

Dotterel female



Dotterel female Longmynd 2 5 10 IMG_4597

Dotterel female



Dotterel female Longmynd 2 5 10 IMG_4617

Dotterel female



Dotterel female Longmynd 2 5 10 MG_4604

Dotterel female



Dotterel male Longmynd 2 5 10 IMG_4567

Dotterel male



Dotterel male Longmynd 2 5 10 IMG_4614

Dotterel male



Dotterel male in grass Longmynd 2 5 10 IMG_4641

Dotterel male



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