English version

plover

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birds
ploverplov‧er /ˈplʌvə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  plover.jpg HBBa small bird that lives near the sea
Examples from the Corpus
ploverStudies document canine harassment of plovers.Turnstones and purple sandpipers will join the redshanks and ringed plovers which are probably resident.On the shingle beach, where the burnet rose grows, ringed plovers incubate eggs in shallow scrapes.Ringed plover and sanderling pass through in great numbers on their way further south.As a threatened species, the snowy plover is protected under the federal Endangered Species Act.Only 1,200 to 1,500 of the coastal variety of the western snowy plover are left in the world.Fish and Wildlife Service reviews a management plan to protect the threatened Western snowy plover.
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