Kentish Plover

Charadrius alexandrinus - Gravelot à collier interrompu

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Charadriidés

  • Genus
    :

    Charadrius

  • Species
    :

    alexandrinus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 18 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 42 à 45 cm.
  • Weight
    : 40 à 60 g
Longevity

10 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus) is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Charadrius alexandrinus alexandrinus (w Europe, Atlantic Is. and n Africa to n China)
  • Charadrius alexandrinus dealbatus (se China)
  • Charadrius alexandrinus nihonensis (se Russia, ne, e China, Korea, Japan and Taiwan)
  • Charadrius alexandrinus seebohmi (s India, Sri Lanka)

Foreign names

  • Gravelot à collier interrompu,
  • Chorlitejo Patinegro,
  • Borrelho-de-coleira-interrompida,
  • Seeregenpfeifer,
  • széki lile,
  • *Strandplevier,
  • Fratino,
  • Svartbent strandpipare,
  • Hvitbrystlo,
  • kulík morský,
  • kulík mořský,
  • Hvidbrystet Præstekrave,
  • mustajalkatylli,
  • corriol camanegre,
  • Strandlóa,
  • sieweczka morska,
  • jūras tārtiņš,
  • beločeli deževnik,
  • Морской зуёк,
  • Cerek tilil,
  • シロチドリ,
  • 环颈鸻,
  • นกหัวโตขาดำ,
  • 東方環頸鴴,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Seasonal/Intermittent/Irregular Rivers/Streams/Creeks, Seasonal/Intermittent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes and Flats, Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Marshes/Pools ; Desert : Hot, Temperate ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : 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) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Ponds (below 8ha), Salt Exploitation Sites, Excavations (open)

Geographic range

Illustration

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