Crab plover

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(Zool.) an Asiatic plover (Dromas ardeola).

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KUWAIT -- Boubyan Island is the largest Kuwaiti island where migrating birds can be seen, among them the crab-plover (locally known as Al-Hankoor), a long-legged bird that nests on the barren island which is mostly a salt flat (or Sabkha in Arabic ).
KUWAIT, April 21 (KUNA) -- Boubyan Island is the largest Kuwaiti island where migrating birds can be seen, among them the crab-plover (locally known as Al-Hankoor), a long-legged bird that nests on the barren island which is mostly a salt flat (or Sabkha in Arabic ).