Little ringed plover

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The Little ringed plover – (Charadrius dubius) is a small Wader of the family Chardariidae. It is very widespread over the EuroAsiatic Region, and is mostly a summer breeder but has an extensive resident population in India ans SE Asia. It migrates to the Tropics of SE Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa with a few small wintering grounds in the Middle East. In the AWB Region its main summer breeding range is across Turkey, The South Caucasus and Iran. Elsewhere there are small isolated breeding areas in Cyprus, N Syria, N Saudi Arabia and Jordan. In the Maghreb states there is a similar patchwork of discontinuous breeding areas where conditions are suitable. Similarly there is a patchwork of small wintering areas across Arabia, N Africa and the Maghreb states, The main wintering range is sub-Sahara down to East Africa.

Order:  Charadriiformes
Family: Charadriidae
Genus:  Charadrius

Species...Charadrius dubius
Little ringed plover - Species -ebird.org
Little ringed plover - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Little ringed plover - Card - oiseaux-birds.com
Little ringed plover - Database - avibase
Little ringed plover - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Little ringed plover - Images - google.com
Little ringed plover - Video - youtube.com
Little ringed plover - Datazone - birdlife.org

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