Forbes's Plover

Charadrius forbesi - Gravelot de Forbes Pluvier de Forbes

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Charadriidés

  • Genus
    :

    Charadrius

  • Species
    :

    forbesi

Descriptor

Shelley, 1883

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 46 à 49 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Gravelot de Forbes
adult
Gravelot de Forbes
adult

Forbes's Plover (Charadrius forbesi) is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Gravelot de Forbes,
  • Chorlitejo de Forbes,
  • borrelho-de-forbes,
  • Forbesregenpfeifer,
  • kongói lile,
  • Forbes' Plevier,
  • Corriere di Forbes,
  • savannstrandpipare,
  • Savannelo,
  • kulík hnedolíci,
  • kulík Forbesův,
  • Forbes´ Præstekrave,
  • ruskonaamatylli,
  • corriol de Forbes,
  • sieweczka ciemna,
  • Буролобый зуёк,
  • ニシミスジチドリ,
  • 福氏鸻,
  • 褐頂斑鴴,

Voice song and cries

Gravelot de Forbes
adult

Habitat

Gravelot de Forbes
adult

Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) :

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 30-12-2012
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