“Whenever the migratory Pacific Golden Plovers (Pluvialis fulva) arrive in our wetlands, they are always a joy to behold (above).
“After a series of long flights, they refresh themselves in the shallows (above, below).
“Video clips of these bathing beauties may be previewed here:
“Thereafter, much care is taken to keep their feathers in tip top condition (below).
“A video clip of this process may be previewed here:”
Dr Leong Tzi Ming
13th April 2019