Any of various wading birds of the family Charadriidae. (noun)
Examples of word plover
Sometimes we shot so-called plover along on the shore, sometimes wild chicken in the bush.
Interpreters and volunteers - called plover guardians - ensure safe viewing of these rare birds.
Stating that tourists are surprised to see these birds in Antalya, ErdoÄŸan said birds such as the spur-winged plover, which is seen less and less in Europe, have laid over 50 eggs in the region.
The wild mountain tract which stretched on either side of the road presented one bleak and brown surface, unrelieved by any trace of tillage or habitation; an apparently endless succession of fern-clad hills lay on every side; above, the gloomy sky of leaden, lowering aspect, frowned darkly; the sad and wailing cry of the pewet or the plover was the only sound that broke the stillness, and far as the eye could reach, a dreary waste extended.
The kind of plover which appears as if mounted on stilts