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American Golden-Plover (Pluvialis dominica) (4)
– Reported Sep 22, 2015 08:53 by Bill Crins
– Lakefield–Sewage Lagoons, Peterborough, Ontario
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– Comments: “4 flying over with 2 KILL, then came down to south pond searching for a place to land, circled low over ponds several times, could not find a landing spot, then flew west toward river; at closest approach, probably only 30 m away from me; underwings pale (grayish), with no black axillars, superciliary quite evident, wing coverts, mantle, tail uniformly grayish-brown, underparts paler grayish”

Note: Golden-plovers are an uncommon migrant in the Kawarthas. D.M.

American Golden-Plover (non-breeding plumage) Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren

American Golden-Plover (non-breeding plumage) Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren