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Plover, Kentish
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Charadrius alexandrinus
Afghanistan, Africa, Albania, Angola, Asia, Atlantic Islands, Australasia, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, British Isles, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Central Africa, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, East Africa, East Timor, Eastern Europe excluding Russia, England, Estonia, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Global, Greece, Hong Kong Read more
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The global population is estimated to number c.300,000-460,000 individuals (Wetlands International 2006), while national population estimates include: c.10,000-100,000 breeding pairs and c.1,000-10,000 individuals on migration in China; c.100-10,000 breeding pairs, >c.10,000 individuals o ...
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The Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus) is a small wader in the plover bird family. Despite its name, this species no longer breeds in Kent, or even Great Britain. It breeds in a wide range, from southern Europe to Japan and in Ecuador, Peru, Chile, the southern United States and the Caribbean.[ 1] ...
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