Lesser sand-plover

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The Lesser sand-plover – Charadrius mongolus is a small species of Type – Wader of the family Charadriidae and Order Charadriiformes. It is a summer breeder in Central and NE Asia and winters widely across the coastlines of Africa S and E Arabia, India, SE Asia and Australia. In the AWB Region it is a winter visitor to the coastlines of the S Arabian Gulf, N and E Oman, both the S shores of the Red Sea and extending to S Somalia.

Type - wader - 
Summer Habitat - breeds in the riparian zones of high altitude lakes and rivers,
Winter Habitat - sub-tropical and tropical coastal mudflats, 

Order:  Charadriiformes
Family: Charadriidae
Genus:  Charadrius

Species...Charadrius mongolus
Lesser sand-plover - Species - ebird.org
Lesser sand-plover - Species sheet -wikipedia.org
Lesser sand-plover - Species - nzbirdsonline.org.nz
Lesser sand-plover - Database - avibase
Lesser sand-plover - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Lesser sand-plover - Images - google.com
Lesser sand-plover - Video - youtube.com
Lesser sand-plover - Datazone - birdlife.org
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