The Greater sand-plover – Charadrius leschenaultii is small/medium sized species of Type – Wader of the family Charadriidae and Order Charadriiformes. It is a summer breeder in S Central Asia and migrates widely to coastlines of Africa, India, SE Asia and Australia. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder in Azerbaijan, NE and NW Iran, S Central Turkey and a small area in N Jordan. It is a winter visitor to S Iraq, Kuwait, Palestine and Sinai coastal areas, also along the coastal strips of N Africa from SE Tunisia to S Somalia.
Type - wader - nest a scrape in the bare ground, Summer Habitat - semi-deserts, Winter Habitat - Sandy coastlines bordering the Indian Ocean and Ausralasia, Order: Charadriiformes Family: Charadriidae Genus: Charadrius
Species...Charadrius leschenaultii Greater sand-plover - Species - ebird.org Greater sand-plover - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Greater sand-plover - Species - nzbirdsonline.org.nz Greater sand-plover - Database - avibase Greater sand-plover - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
Additional Material... Greater sand-plover - Images - google.com Greater sand-plover - Video - youtube.com Greater sand-plover - Datazone - birdlife.org