Little Ringed Plover

Charadrius dubius - Petit Gravelot

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Charadriidés

  • Genus
    :

    Charadrius

  • Species
    :

    dubius

Descriptor

Scopoli, 1786

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 42 à 48 cm.
  • Weight
    : 30 à 50 g
Longevity

10 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius) is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Charadrius dubius curonicus (n Africa, Europe, Asia. except sc and se.)
  • Charadrius dubius jerdoni (India to s China and Indochina)
  • Charadrius dubius dubius (Philippines to New Guinea and the Bismarck Arch.)

Foreign names

  • Petit Gravelot,
  • Chorlitejo Chico,
  • Borrelho-pequeno-de-coleira,
  • Flussregenpfeifer,
  • Kis lile,
  • Kleine Plevier,
  • Corriere piccolo,
  • Mindre strandpipare,
  • Dverglo,
  • kulík riečny,
  • kulík říční,
  • Lille Præstekrave,
  • pikkutylli,
  • corriol anellat petit,
  • Vatnalóa,
  • sieweczka rzeczna,
  • upes tārtiņš, klienis,
  • mali deževnik,
  • Малый зуёк,
  • Cerek kalung-kecil,
  • コチドリ,
  • 金眶鸻,
  • นกหัวโตเล็กขาเหลือง,
  • 小環頸鴴〔金眶鴴〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes and Flats ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Excavations (open), Wastewater Treatment Areas, Irrigated Land (includes irrigation channels)

Geographic range

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