The Crab-plover – Dromas ardeola is a large wader of the family Dromadidae. It is resident and migratory around the coasts of W and N Indian Ocean. In the AWB Region it is resident around all the coasts of Arabia and the S coast of Iran. It winters along the Eastern seaboard of Africa from Sudan to S Africa, including Madagascar and The Comoros.
Order: Charadriiformes Suborder: Lari Family: Dromadidae Genus: Dromas
Species...Dromas ardeola Crab-plover - Species - ebird.org Crab-plover - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Crab-plover - Birds - ead.gov.ae Crab-plover - Card - oiseaux-birds.com Crab-plover - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
Additional Material... Crab-plover - Images - google.com Crab-plover - Video - youtube.com Crab-plover - Datazone - birdlife.org