Plovers and lapwings (Charadriidae)
Where to see them
Virtually confined to England and Wales, uncommon in the latter and very occasionally in Scotland. Gravel pits, reservoirs, sewage works and shingle river banks are all worth checking for this wading bird.
When to see them
Arrives in the UK in March and leaves again in late June and July.
What they eat
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