Oriental Pratincole

Glareola maldivarum - Glaréole orientale

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Glaréolidés

  • Genus
    :

    Glareola

  • Species
    :

    maldivarum

Descriptor

Forster, JR, 1795

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 25 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 58 à 64 cm.
  • Weight
    : 59 à 95 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Oriental Pratincole (Glareola maldivarum) is a species of bird in the Glareolidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Glaréole orientale,
  • Canastera Oriental,
  • Perdiz-do-mar-oriental,
  • Orientbrachschwalbe,
  • keleti székicsér,
  • Oosterse Vorkstaartplevier,
  • Pernice di mare asiatica,
  • Orientvadarsvala,
  • Orientbrakksvale,
  • prieložník olivový,
  • ouhorlík indomalajský,
  • Orientbraksvale,
  • aasianpääskykahlaaja,
  • perdiu de mar oriental,
  • Svölutrítill,
  • żwirowiec orientalny,
  • austrumu bezdelīgtārtiņš,
  • orientalska komatna tekica,
  • Восточная тиркушка,
  • Terik asia,
  • ツバメチドリ,
  • 普通燕鸻,
  • นกแอ่นทุ่งใหญ่,
  • 燕鴴〔東方燕鴴〕,

Voice song and cries

Glaréole orientale
adult breeding

Habitat

Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes ; Marine Intertidal : Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches, Mud Flats and Salt Flats ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

Illustration

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