#5: Little Ringed Plover

This little wader breeds in Eurasia and northwestern Africa, and spends the winters in Africa. They feed on worms and insects. It is very similar in appearance to the bigger Ringed Plover, but the eye-catching yellow eye-ring is typical for the Little Ringed Plover.

Scientific name: Charadrius dubius
Family: Charadriidae
Order: Charadriiformes

These photos were taken near Tullgarn Castle south of Stockholm, Sweden in the spring of 2019.

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