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Common Ringed Plover

(Charadrius hiaticula)
Alternate name(s): "Ringed Plover"
Size: 17-19.5 cm; wing span 35-41 cm

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Common Common Ringed Plover at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "tundrae"

ADULT

NON-BREEDING

Lateral view of a Common Ringed Plover in non-breeding plumage feeding on a mudflat; note the characteristic orange legs (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[November 2017]

IMMATURE/JUVENILE

Lateral view of a juvenile Common Ringed Plover (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[November 2017]

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