May 1, 2012

Estonia FDC on "Bird of the Year – Plover"

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Bird of the Year – Plover

Date of Issue : 19 April 2012

The Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula) mainly inhabits natural landscapes on the seashore and sea islands. The population of the Ringed Plover has contracted from at least 8,000 couples to 1,000 or 2,000 during the past 50 years. On the basis of recent population assessments there are 1,000 to 2,000 pairs of Little Ringed Plovers nestling in Estonia.

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