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Sociable Plover at Aiguamolls de l'Empordà Nat. Park in March 2002
Photos  by Ferran López


The 'bell' rang again at PN Aiguamolls de l'Empordà after the finding of the Green-winged teal and hybird early this month (still present at the area when the present bird was found). Visiting birders from Barcelona area Ferran Pujol and Francesc Pujol made 'their day' finding a Sociable Plover in the Cortalet lagoon. The news were quickly spread and even visitors from Barcelona (such as the photographer) could see the species. We include three shots of the bird.


All photos depicting 1st summer Sociable Plover Vanellus gregarius. All photos by Ferran López, El Cortalet lagoon, PN Aiguamolls de l'Empordà, 25.3.2002 using Nikon Coolpix 880 attached to Kowa TSN823 telescope. 

Thanks to all those who made possible this sighting. Gracias todos los que hicieron posible esta cita. Gràcies a tots els que van fer possible aquesta cita.

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Sociable Plover at Aiguamolls de l'Empordà Nat. Park in March 2002



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