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Little Ringed Plover

(Charadrius dubius)
German name(s): "Flussregenpfeifer"
Size: 15.5-18 cm; wing span 32-35 cm
Weight: 26-53 g

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Little Ringed Plover at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Race "dubius"




Lateral view of an adult Little Ringed Plover; note the characteristic yellow eye-ring; the grey hues on the sides of the head, rather than black, may indicate that this is a female (photo courtesy of S. Cuturilov)
[Near Kursumlija, South-east Serbia, June 2016]

Race "curonicus"

Photos of Little Ringed Plovers, race "curonicus", were taken in Australia.

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