Piping Plover

Charadrius melodus - Gravelot siffleur

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Charadriidés

  • Genus
    :

    Charadrius

  • Species
    :

    melodus

Descriptor

Ord, 1824

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 18 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 43 à 64 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Gravelot siffleur
adult plum. breeding

Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Charadrius melodus melodus (e Canada, ne USA)
  • Charadrius melodus circumcinctus (sc Canada, nc USA)

Foreign names

  • Gravelot siffleur,
  • Chorlitejo Silbador,
  • Batuíra-melodiosa,
  • Flötenregenpfeifer,
  • Dwergplevier,
  • Corriere fischiatore,
  • Flöjtstrandpipare,
  • Piplo,
  • kulík pískavý,
  • kulík hvízdavý,
  • Kortnæbbet Præstekrave,
  • huilutylli,
  • corriol xiulador,
  • sieweczka blada,
  • gaišais tārtiņš,
  • Желтоногий зуёк,
  • フエコチドリ,
  • 笛鸻,
  • 笛鴴,

Voice song and cries

Gravelot siffleur
adult

Habitat

Gravelot siffleur
adult plum. breeding

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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