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Kittlitz's Plover (Charadrius pecuarius), Km 20, 13/Mar/2009

On March 13th, an adult Kittlitz's Plover in summer plumage was discovered in Km 20 saltpans near Eilat (Chen Rozen).

This species is a very rare passage migrant and winter visitor in Israel. The last record was of two birds which over wintered in Kfar Ruppin area, winter 1999/2000.

 Kittlitz's Plover (Charadrius pecuarius) 
Kittlitz's Plover Charadrius pecuarius

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