Egyptian Plover

Pluvianus aegyptius - Pluvian fluviatile

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Pluvianidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pluvianus

  • Species
    :

    aegyptius

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 22 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 47 à 51 cm.
  • Weight
    : 80 à 92 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Pluvian fluviatile
adult
Pluvian fluviatile
adult

Egyptian Plover (Pluvianus aegyptius) is a species of bird in the Pluvianidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Pluvian fluviatile,
  • Pluvial,
  • ave-do-crocodilo,
  • Krokodilwächter,
  • krokodilmadár,
  • Krokodilwachter,
  • Guardiano dei coccodrilli,
  • krokodilväktare,
  • Krokodillevokter,
  • krokodíliar žltobruchý,
  • běhulíkovec pestrý,
  • Krokodillevogter,
  • krokotiilinvartija,
  • plvial egipci,
  • Eyrarlápa,
  • pijawnik,
  • krokodilputns,
  • krokodilji tekalec,
  • Крокодилов сторож,
  • ナイルチドリ,
  • 蓝腿燕鸻,
  • 埃及鴴,

Voice song and cries

Pluvian fluviatile
adult

Habitat

Pluvian fluviatile
adult

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Ponds (below 8ha)

Geographic range

Threats - protection

IUCN conservation status
Extinct
Threatened
Least
concern
Extinc
in the Wild
Near
threatened
Not
evaluated
EX EW CR EN VU NT LC NE

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Pluvian fluviatile
published: - Updated: 20-02-2016
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