Common ringed plover bird

Dw00164 Watercolor of the 19 cm. large, ground nesting bird: Common ringed plover, Charadrius hiaticula ( Stor Præstekrage)

Common ringed plover ( Stor Præstekrage)

Text and drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt

The common ringed plover nests in Northern Europe, and also in both Siberia and to Canada. In winter many of the Common ringed plover birds migrate all the way to Africa. The birds mostly live close to coastlines, where they fourage on beaches and tidal a

The Common ringed plover is well-known for its way to lure predators away from its nest, pretending a broken wing and then flying off when the intruder is far enough from its nest on the ground.

Watercolor painting of bird, Common ringed plover, Art by Frits Ahlefeldt. Akvarel
Common Ringed plover watercolor – Charadrius ticula ( Stor præstekrage )

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Wikipedia link: Common ringed plover bird

Watercolors of birds series – Watercolor painting by Frits Ahlefeldt.

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