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Crab-plover Dromas ardeola   - Adult
Photographer : © Jugal Tiwari
Location :Bhadreshwar, Coast of Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 23 January 2008
English synonyms:Crab Plover
Bird Family :Dromadinae - Crab-plover
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :189 Crab-plovers were seen on the Bhadreshwar coast in Kutch.
It seems it is the most reliable site in Kutch. Be there a little earlier than the high tide time. With the rising water the Crab-plovers move from the mudflats to sandbar areas of the coast. - JT