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Plover, Kittlitz's
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Charadrius pecuarius
Africa, Angola, Asia, Botswana, Burundi, Central Africa, Cyprus, East Africa, Eastern Cape Province, Eastern Europe excluding Russia, Europe, France, Free State Province, Gauteng Province, Global, Greece, Horn of Africa, Ilkeliani, Indian Ocean Islands, Kenya, KwaZulu Natal Province, Lesotho, Limpopo Province, Madagascar, Malawi, Middle East, Mozambique, Mpumalanga Province, Namibia, Nigeria, North Africa Read more
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This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or ...
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The adult Kittlitz’s Plover is 14–16 cm long. In breeding plumage it has a grey-brown back, crown, and wings, an orange breast shading to white on the lower belly, and long dark grey legs. The forehead and throat are white, with black lores and a black frontal bar, the latter extending as a stripe down the sides of the neck and around the hind neck. ...
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