Caspian plover

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The Caspian plover – (Charadrius asiaticus) is a species of Wader of the family Charadriidae. 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.

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

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