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Wednesday 14 April 2021 | Written by Gerald McCormack | Published in Features, In Depth

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We’re away, home again in September
Plover in breeding plumage ready for an April departure to Alaska. Gerald McCormack/21041303

The Pacific Golden Plover or Tōrea is our most common Alaskan migrant. It is conspicuous on large grassy areas during the summer and most are now in their dramatic breeding plumage and ready to depart for Alaska. By Gerald McCormack of Natural Heritage Trust.

The Pacific Golden Plover or Tōrea is our most common Alaskan migrant. It is conspicuous on large grassy areas during the summer and most are now in their dramatic breeding plumage and ready to depart for Alaska. By Gerald McCormack of Natural Heritage Trust.


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