Northern lapwing in Schiermonnikoog's Westerplas

Northern lapwing in Schiermonnikoog's Westerplas

Schiermonnikoog is the smallest occupied island in the north of the Netherlands.

South-West of the island is the Westerplas, the most important fresh water area on the island.

It attracts many water birds.

The northern lapwing cannot be confused with any other bird. Pigeon-sized and robust-looking, this small wader has green and purple plumage with a metallic sheen and a typical long, thin, curved crest.

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