Tag: Plovers

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 […]

Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Vanellus vanellus | [UK] Northern Lapwing | [FR] Vanneau huppe | [DE] Kiebitz | [ES] Avefria Europea | [NL] Kievit Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Metallic glossy green upperparts, blackish crest and bronze scapulars, very broad wings, especially in breeding males. Female has lees distinctive head pattern and […]

Caspian Plover (Charadrius asiaticus)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Charadrius asiaticus | [UK] Caspian Plover | [FR] Pluvier asiatique | [DE] Wermut-Regenpfeifer | [ES] Chorlitejo asiatico | [NL] Kaspische Plevier Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Slim, upright plover, with clear white supercilium, forehead and throat. Brown crown and upperparts. Breast band rusty red or chestnut, with black […]

Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Pluvialis fulva | [UK] Pacific Golden Plover | [FR] Pluvier fauvem | [DE] Pazifik-Goldregenpfeifer | [ES] | [NL] Kleine Goudplevier Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Black underparts with narrow white flanking line, vent tends to be mostly white with scattering of black. Very similar to Eurasian and American […]

Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Charadrius melodus | [UK] Piping Plover | [FR] Pluvier siffleur | [DE] Floten-Regenpfeifer | [ES] Chorlitejo picocorto | [NL] Dwergplevier Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Charadrius melodus NA e, c se USA, Mexico Charadrius melodus circumcinctus sc Canada, nc USA Charadrius […]

Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Vanellus indicus | [UK] Red-wattled Lapwing | [FR] Vanneau indien | [DE] Rotlappen-Kiebitz | [ES] Avefria India | [NL] Indische Kievit Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Vanellus indicus OR widespread, also Middle East Vanellus indicus aigneri se Turkey to Pakistan Vanellus […]

Shore Dotterel (Thinornis novaeseelandiae)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Thinornis novaeseelandiae | [UK] Shore Dotterel | [FR] Pluvier de Nouvelle-Zelande | [DE] Chatham-Regenpfeifer | [ES] Chorlitejo de las Chatham | [NL] Nieuwzeelandse Plevier Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Elseyornis novaeseelandiae Thinornis novaeseelandiae AU Chatham Islands Physical charateristics Stocky plover. Adult […]