Ringed Plover - Western Isles Bird Sightings - Bird Photos
The ringed plover's pied head and breast and white neck distinguish the bird from other common small waders. These delightful birds can be seen all over The Western Isles.
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Ringed Plover Photographs - Isle of Lewis and Harris Bird Sightings
Like many plovers, when the adults sense a threat to their nest or chicks they feign a broken wing to lead potential predators away. When intruders approach a nest the birds try to lure them away, by feigning a broken wing or fanning their tails and squealing like a rodent