An abundant European species accidentally occurring on the Atlantic coast. It may readily be recognized by its long black crest, black chin and throat, and white under parts. It breeds throughout temperate Europe, laying its eggs in hollows on the ground. The eggs have a dark grayish buff ground and are spotted with black. Size 1.85 x 1.30.

Grayish.

Grayish.

269.1. Dotterel. Eudromias Morinellus

A European bird supposed to have been accidentally taken on the Atlantic coast.