The Caspian plover – Charadrius asiaticus is a small/medium sized species of Type – Wader of the family Charadriidae and Order Charadriiformes. It is a summer breeder in W and Central Asia, and migrates to Eastern and Southern Africa. In the AWB Region it is a winter visitor to SE Egypt, E Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti, NW and SE Somalia. Elsewhere in Somalia it is present on passage as well as Arabia, E Turkey and Iran.
Type - wader - Summer Habitat - steppes, semi-deserts, saltpans, Winter Habitat - floodplains, dry grasslands, arable lands, coastal saltmarshes, coastal dunes, Order: Charadriiformes Family: Charadriidae Genus: Charadrius
Species...Charadrius asiaticus Caspian plover - Species - ebird.org Caspian plover - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Caspian plover - Waders - waderquest.net Caspian plover - Database - avibase Caspian plover - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
Additional Material... Caspian plover - Images - google.com Caspian plover - Video - youtube.com Caspian plover - Datazone - birdlife.org