Kittlitz's Plover

Charadrius pecuarius - Gravelot pâtre

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Charadriidés

  • Genus
    :

    Charadrius

  • Species
    :

    pecuarius

Descriptor

Temminck, 1823

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 40 à 44 cm.
  • Weight
    : 26 à 54 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Kittlitz's Plover (Charadrius pecuarius) is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Gravelot pâtre,
  • Chorlilejo Pecuario,
  • Borrelho-do-gado,
  • Hirtenregenpfeifer,
  • apró lile,
  • Herdersplevier,
  • Corriere di Kittlitz,
  • Kittlitzstrandpipare,
  • Kittlitzlo,
  • kulík pastiersky,
  • kulík africký,
  • Kittlitz´ Præstekrave,
  • afrikantylli,
  • corriol pecuari,
  • Fitjalóa,
  • sieweczka piaskowa,
  • ganību tārtiņš,
  • pritlikavi deževnik,
  • Зуёк-пастух,
  • ホオジロチドリ,
  • 基氏沙鸻,
  • 基特氏沙鴴,

Habitat

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Seasonal/Intermittent/Irregular Rivers/Streams/Creeks, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Mud Flats and Salt Flats, Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Urban Areas ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha)

Geographic range

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