Crab-plover

Dromas ardeola - Drome ardéole

Drome ardéole
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Dromadidés

  • Genus
    :

    Dromas

  • Species
    :

    ardeola

Descriptor

Paykull, 1805

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 41 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 66 à 78 cm.
  • Weight
    : 230 à 330 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Crab-plover (Dromas ardeola) is a species of bird in the Dromadidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Drome ardéole,
  • Dromas,
  • Caranguejeiro,
  • Reiherläufer,
  • gémlile,
  • Krabplevier,
  • Droma,
  • Hägerpipare,
  • Krabbeeter,
  • čapľovec strakatý,
  • pobřežník černobílý,
  • Krabbeæder,
  • luolakahlaaja,
  • Krapvreter,
  • dromes,
  • Krabbametja,
  • krabożer,
  • krabju tārtiņš,
  • čapljar,
  • Рачья ржанка,
  • カニチドリ,
  • 蟹鸻,
  • นกหัวโตกินปู,
  • 蟹鴴,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

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 ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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