Black-fronted Dotterel

Elseyornis melanops - Pluvier à face noire

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Charadriidés

  • Genus
    :

    Elseyornis

  • Species
    :

    melanops

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1818

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 18 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 33 à 35 cm.
  • Weight
    : 27 à 42 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Black-fronted Dotterel (Elseyornis melanops) is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Pluvier à face noire,
  • Chorlitejo Frentinegro,
  • Batuíra-de-fronte-preta,
  • Schwarzstirn-Regenpfeifer,
  • tavi lile,
  • Maskerplevier,
  • Corriere frontenera,
  • Svartpannad pipare,
  • Brunskulderlo,
  • kulík čiernočelý,
  • kulík černočelý,
  • Sortpandet Præstekrave,
  • mustaotsatylli,
  • corriol de front negre,
  • sieweczka czarnoczelna,
  • Чернолобый зуёк,
  • カタアカチドリ,
  • 黑额鸻,
  • 黑額小侏鴴,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Ponds (below 8ha), Wastewater Treatment Areas

Geographic range

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