Little Ringed Plover cuddling it's tiny ones

Little Ringed Plover cuddling it's tiny ones
Species: Little Ringed Plover   Charadrius dubius
Subspecies: curonicus
Author: Andreas Gruber
Friday, July 2, 2010
Added to IBC: 3 Jul 2010 - 09:18
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Altitude (m): 
118 meters
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There were 4 chicks, almost too big already to fit all under.
The noise in the background is passing cars.

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Andreas Gruber, IBC1180625. Accessible at

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Andreas Gruber, IBC1180625. Video of Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius at Darscho, Austria. Accessible at

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