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A Golden Plover on the nest
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Image details:  
Image Description: A Golden Plover on the nest
Image notes: These birds normally get vocal and try to draw people away from the nest.
Species in Image: Golden Plover
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc00790

General details:  
Common Name Golden Plover
Latin Name Pluvialis apricaria
Shetland Name Plivver
Latin Group Name Charadriiformes
Latin Family Name Charadriidae
Common Family Name Plovers
Description Common breeding bird and passage migrant, flocks seen all winter feeding on sheep pasture and mud flats.
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