12 November, 2009

Common Ringed Plover

Scientific Name: Charadrius hiaticula

Population Estimate: 360K - 1.3M

Range / Habitat: Generally migratory, breeding on beaches or flats across northern Eurasia and northeast Canada. Winter in coastal areas south to Africa.

Field Notes: Small plover with grey-brown back and wings, white belly, and white breast with one black neckband. Brown cap, a white forehead, a black mask around the eyes and a short orange and black bill. Legs are orange. Little Ringed Plover with yellow eye-ring and flesh-colored legs.
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