OYSTERCATCHERS, STILTS, PRATINCOLES, COURSERS, THICK-KNEES, PLOVERS

Oystercatcher   Haematopus ostralegus.
Inner Marsh farm RSPB, Cheshire. July 2010 3

Avocet   Recurvirostra avosetta.
Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk. May 2007 1

Avocet   Recurvirostra avosetta.
Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk. May 2007 1

Avocet   Recurvirostra avosetta.
Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk. May 2007 1

Black-winged Stilt   Himantopus himantopus.
Albufeira, Mallorca. June 2009 2

Black-winged Stilt   Himantopus himantopus.
Albufeira, Mallorca. June 2009 2

Black-winged Stilt   Himantopus himantopus.
Albufeira, Mallorca. June 2009 2

Black-winged Stilt   Himantopus himantopus, with young.
Albufeira, Mallorca. June 2009 2

Black-winged Stilt   Himantopus himantopus, immature.
Laguna de Fuente de Piedra. November 2011 4

Black-winged Stilt   Himantopus himantopus.
Kalloni saltpans, Lesvos. April 2015 4

Stone Curlew   Burhinus oedicnemus.
Mandria, Cyprus. April 2011 4

Stone Curlew   Burhinus oedicnemus.
Mandria, Cyprus. April 2011 4

Cream-coloured Courser   Cursorius cursor.
Jandia, Fuerteventura. January 2009 2

Cream-coloured Courser   Cursorius cursor.
Jandia, Fuerteventura. January 2009 2

Collared Pratincole   Glareola pratincola.
Phasouri reedbeds, Cyprus. April 2012 4

Collared Pratincole   Glareola pratincola.
Phasouri reedbeds, Cyprus. April 2012 4

Little Ringed Plover   Charadrius dubius.
Paphos Sewage Works, Cyprus. April 2011 4

Little Ringed Plover   Charadrius dubius.
Phasouri reedbeds, Cyprus. April 2012 4

Little Ringed Plover   Charadrius dubius.
Phasouri reedbeds, Cyprus. April 2012 4

Ringed Plover   Charadrius hiaticula.
Gorriones Beach, Fuerteventura. January 2011 4

Ringed Plover   Charadrius hiaticula.
El Hondo, Costa Blanca, Spain. November 2013 4

Kentish Plover   Charadrius alexandrinus.
Gorriones Beach, Fuerteventura. January 2011 4

Kentish Plover   Charadrius alexandrinus.
Gorriones Beach, Fuerteventura. January 2011 4

Kentish Plover   Charadrius alexandrinus.
Gorriones Beach, Fuerteventura. January 2011 4

Greater Sand Plover   Charadrius leschenaultii.
Mandria Beach, Cyprus. April 2011 4

Greater Sand Plover   Charadrius leschenaultii.
Mandria Beach, Cyprus. March 2013 4

Greater Sand Plover   Charadrius leschenaultii.
Mandria Beach, Cyprus. March 2013 4

Caspian Plover   Charadrius asiaticus.
Mandria, Cyprus. April 2010 2

Lapwing   Vanellus vanellus.
Pennington Flash, Lancs. September 2010 4

Spur-winged Lapwing   Vanellus spinosus.
Paphos Sewage Works, Cyprus. April 2011 4

Spur-winged Lapwing   Vanellus spinosus.
Paphos Sewage Works, Cyprus. April 2011 4

Spur-winged Lapwing   Vanellus spinosus.
near Paphos Sewage Works, Cyprus. April 2012 4

Spur-winged Lapwing   Vanellus spinosus.
near Paphos Sewage Works, Cyprus. April 2012 4

1Canon EOS 400D, 100-400 IS USM lens
2Canon EOS 50D, 100-400 IS USM lens
3Canon EOS 50D, 500mm f4 IS USM lens plus 1.4 extender
4Canon EOS 7D, 500mm f4 IS USM lens plus 1.4 extender
5Canon EOS 7D MkII, 300mm f2.8 IS USM lens plus 2.0 extender