Scandinavian Mountains over 2000m - Flora & Fauna

Scandinavian Mountains over 2000 metres - James Baxter

Flora & FaunaBirds › Ringed Plover

Charadrius hiaticula, Ringed Plover, Sandlo. 18cm.

Ringed Plover
A common visitor to the moorland zone where it is seen along lake shores and mountain streams.

The nest is a rudimentary scrape in shingle with little lining. It eats insects and their larvae.

Outside the breeding season they are somewhat gregarious. The male and female are alike.