Crab Plover

Dromas ardeola

This predominantly white wader with a black back and flight feathers is an uncommon summer migrant to southern africa (specifically Mozambique and northern KwaZulu Natal). It is also a bird that I have always wanted to see.

Fortunately I was given this opportunity in September 2011 when I visited  Mida Creek near Watamu on the east coast of Kenya. What an awesome wader!


Crab Plover / Mida Creek, Malindi, Kenya Crab Plover / Mida Creek, Malindi, Kenya Crab Plover / Mida Creek, Malindi, Kenya
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