Golden Plover

Pluvialis apricaria

Common passage migrant and winter visitor.

BOU Name
European Golden Plover
Data Required
All records May to July. Counts of 50+ rest of year.

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Golden Plover 20 Apr 2020 Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB John Fell 30 Flock flew south towards Tollesbury Wick
Golden Plover 11 Apr 2020 TL9324 Steve Grimwade 20 Flying high north
Golden Plover 06 Apr 2020 Mersea Island Stephen Entwistle 70 Maydays farm MC (ALL SIGHTINGS IN ONE HOUR EXERCISE TIME)
Golden Plover 04 Apr 2020 Black Notley George Brown 25 Heard quite high over garden and flock of c25 seen flying NW
Golden Plover 18 Mar 2020 Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge Steve Grimwade 50
Golden Plover 15 Mar 2020 TL6407 Andrew Stroud 250 Flying over large ploughed field on ridge east of Stonyhill Road, Roxwell. Probably spooked by a raptor just before I saw the flock.
Golden Plover 14 Mar 2020 North Fambridge Winifred Simmonds 75
Golden Plover 09 Mar 2020 Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge Steve Grimwade 30
Golden Plover 04 Mar 2020 Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries Quentin Given 300
Golden Plover 03 Mar 2020 Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT David L Smith 1
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