green plover

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  • noun

Synonyms for green plover

large crested Old World plover having wattles and spurs

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At the free event on September 29, local farmers can find out more about conservation management techniques that can help wetland birds, such as lapwing, which is also known as green plover, curlew and snipe.
His hunter chaser Green Plover won the 1968 Horse & Hound Cup at Stratford, and he later became a big supporter of New Zealand-bred jumpers, gaining success with the likes of Fuego Boy, Royal Piper and Young Tycoon.
The project will work with farmers to encourage agricultural practices which benefit birds such as curlew, snipe, redshank and lapwing ( also known as the green plover.
On a good day for the yard, Nicholson's 5lb claiming assistant Jim Wilson doubles up as Green Plover (David Barons) wins the second leg of the hunter chase and Space Boy (Harry Gittins) lands the novices' hurdle.