Common Ringed Plover

Charadrius hiaticula - Grand Gravelot

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Charadriidés

  • Genus
    :

    Charadrius

  • Species
    :

    hiaticula

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 48 à 57 cm.
  • Weight
    : 55 à 75 g
Longevity

10 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Common Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula) is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Charadrius hiaticula psammodromus (ne Canada, Greenland, Iceland)
  • Charadrius hiaticula hiaticula (British Isles and w France to s Norway, s Sweden and the Baltic States)
  • Charadrius hiaticula tundrae (n Eurasia)

Foreign names

  • Grand Gravelot,
  • Chorlitejo Grande,
  • Borrelho-grande-de-coleira,
  • Sandregenpfeifer,
  • Parti lile,
  • Bontbekplevier,
  • Corriere grosso,
  • Större strandpipare,
  • Sandlo,
  • kulík piesočný,
  • kulík písečný,
  • Stor Præstekrave,
  • tylli,
  • corriol anellat gros,
  • Sandlóa,
  • sieweczka obrożna,
  • smilšu tārtiņš, dūdieviņš,
  • komatni deževnik,
  • Галстучник,
  • ハジロコチドリ,
  • 剑鸻,
  • นกหัวโตเล็กขาส้ม,
  • 環頸鴴〔劍鴴〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches, Mud Flats and Salt Flats, Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses), Tidepools ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

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