Tag: Plovers

Dotterel (Charadrius morinellus)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Charadrius morinellus | [UK] Dotterel | [FR] Pluvier guignard | [DE] Mornell-Regenpfeifer | [ES] Chorlito Carambolo | [NL] Morinelplevier Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics Bulky plover, with reversed sexual dimorphism in size and plumage. Unmistakable in breeding dress. Long […]

Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Charadrius alexandrinus | [UK] Kentish Plover | [FR] Pluvier a collier interrompu | [DE] See-Regenpfeifer | [ES] Chorlitejo patinegro | [NL] Strandplevier Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Charadrius alexandrinus EU, AF, OR widespread Charadrius alexandrinus alexandrinus w Europe, Atlantic Is. and […]

Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Charadrius vociferus | [UK] Killdeer | [FR] Pluvier kildir | [DE] Keilschwanz-Regenpfeifer | [ES] | [NL] Killdeerplevier Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Charadrius vociferus NA, LA Alaska and c Canada to Peru Charadrius vociferus peruvianus Peru, nw Chile Charadrius vociferus ternominatus […]

Golden Plover (Pluvialis apricaria)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Pluvialis apricaria | [UK] Golden Plover | [FR] Pluvier dore | [DE] Goldregenpfeifer | [ES] Chorlito Dorado Europeo | [NL] Goudplevier Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics Largest and bulkiest of golden plovers, with underwing white, as opposed to brownish […]

Lesser Sand Plover (Charadrius mongolus)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Charadrius mongolus | [UK] Lesser Sand Plover | [FR] Pluvier de Mongolie | [DE] Mongolen-Regenpfeifer | [ES] Chorlitejo Mongol Chico | [NL] Kleine Woestijnplevier Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Charadrius mongolus EU c, e AF, OR, AU Charadrius mongolus atrifrons c […]

Greater Sand Plover (Charadrius leschenaultii)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Charadrius leschenaultii | [UK] Greater Sand Plover | [FR] Pluvier de Leschenault | [DE] Wusten-Regenpfeifer | [ES] Chorlitejo mongol | [NL] Woestijnplevier Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Charadrius leschenaultii EU c AF, OR, AU Charadrius leschenaultii columbinus Turkey to s Afghanistan […]

Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Charadrius dubius | [UK] Little Ringed Plover | [FR] Pluvier petit-gravelot | [DE] Flussregenpfeifer | [ES] Chorlitejo Chico | [NL] Kleine Plevier Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Charadrius dubius EU, OR widespread AF Charadrius dubius curonicus n Africa, Europe, Asia (except […]

Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Vanellus chilensis | [UK] Southern Lapwing | [FR] Vanneau tero | [DE] Bronzekiebitz | [ES] Avefria Tero | [NL] Chileense Kievit Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Vanellus chilensis SA widespread Vanellus chilensis cayennensis n South America Vanellus chilensis chilensis c Chile […]

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Charadrius montanus | [UK] Mountain Plover | [FR] Pluvier montagnard | [DE] Berg-Regenpfeifer | [ES] Chorlito Llanero | [NL] Prairie-plevier | photo copyright and courtesy of Terje Kolaas Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Thinornis montanus Charadrius montanus NA c sw USA, […]

Thick-billed Plover (Charadrius wilsonia)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Charadrius wilsonia | [UK] Thick-billed Plover | [FR] Pluvier de Wilson | [DE] Wilson-Regenpfeifer | [ES] Chorlitejo Piquigrueso | [NL] Dikbekplevier Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics A medium-sized (16.5-20.0 cm) plover readily distinguished from other ringed plovers by stout […]