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Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria
 
Identification: More light-weight and browner than Grey Plover. Flocks in winter. Summer plumage is black and gold.
Information: Distribution: breeds on uplands, winters throughout the British Isles, numbers increase in winter. Uplands in summer and fields and pasture in winter.
Similar species: Grey Plover.