Scientific name: Charadrius hiaticula
The Ringed Plover is a small wader that nests around the coast, flooded gravel pits and reservoirs. It is similar to the Little Ringed Plover, but is a little larger, has an orange bill and legs, and doesn't have a yellow ring around its eye.
Average lifespan: 5 years
Classified in the UK as Red under the Birds of Conservation Concern 4: the Red List for Birds (2015).