Eurasian dotterel

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The Eurasian dotterel – Charadrius morinellus is a small species of Type – Wader of the plover family Charadriidae. and the Order Charadriiformes. It is a High Arctic summer breeder across Eurasia and migrates to winter in N Africa and the Middle East. In the AWB Region it winters along the N African seaboard from N Morocco to the Levant, N Syria and along the Central Valleys of Iraq to Kuwait.

Type - wader - nest is a bare scrape in the ground, 
Summer Habitat - breeds on the Arctic Tundra and mountain plateaus further S, 
Winter Habitat - grassy or arable lands, Savannas from the Sahel to E Africa, semi-deserts,

Order:  Charadriiformes
Family: Charadriidae
Genus:  Charadrius

Species...Charadrius morinellus
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