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Ringed Plover sitting down on a nest
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Image details:  
Image Description: Ringed Plover sitting down on a nest
Image notes: This Sandy-loo blends in well to it's background.
Species in Image: Ringed Plover
Date: 1971
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc00703

General details:  
Common Name Ringed Plover
Latin Name Charadrius hiaticula
Shetland Name Sandiloo
Latin Group Name Charadriiformes
Latin Family Name Charadriidae
Common Family Name Plovers
Description Widespread breeding bird, mainly resident. A national survey organised by BTO in 1984 estimated the total population at up to 1000 pairs.
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