Lesser Sand Plover

Charadrius mongolus - Gravelot mongol

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Charadriidés

  • Genus
    :

    Charadrius

  • Species
    :

    mongolus

Descriptor

Pallas, 1776

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 21 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 45 à 58 cm.
  • Weight
    : 39 à 110 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Lesser Sand Plover (Charadrius mongolus) is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Charadrius mongolus pamirensis (mountains of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to wc China)
  • Charadrius mongolus atrifrons (c and e Himalayas to s Tibet)
  • Charadrius mongolus schaeferi (e Tibet to s Mongolia)
  • Charadrius mongolus mongolus (se Siberia)
  • Charadrius mongolus stegmanni (ne Siberia)

Foreign names

  • Gravelot mongol,
  • Chorlitejo Mongol Chico,
  • Borrelho-pequeno-de-colar-ruivo,
  • Mongolenregenpfeifer,
  • tibeti lile,
  • Mongoolse Plevier,
  • Corriere mongolo,
  • Mongolpipare,
  • Mongollo,
  • kulík krátkozobý,
  • kulík menší,
  • Mongolsk Præstekrave,
  • ylänkötylli,
  • corriol mongol,
  • Hjarðlóa,
  • sieweczka mongolska,
  • Mongolijas tārtiņš,
  • mongolski deževnik,
  • Монгольский зуёк,
  • Cerek-pasir mongolia,
  • メダイチドリ,
  • 蒙古沙鸻,
  • นกหัวโตทรายเล็ก,
  • 蒙古鴴〔蒙古沙鴴〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Grassland : Subarctic, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Tundra Wetlands (incl. pools and temporary waters from snowmelt) ; 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, Tidepools ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Sand Dunes ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

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