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Plover, Oriental
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Charadrius veredus
Africa, Asia, Australasia, Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Global, Hong Kong, India, Indian Ocean Islands, IndoChina, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Malaysia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Mongolia, New Zealand, PakistanIndiaBanghladesh, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Russia, Seychelles, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkestan, Vietnam Read more
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The global population estimate has been increased to 160,000 individuals based on the results of surveys at Eighty Mile Beach in north-western Australia in February 2010, during which c.144,300 birds were counted, combined with a previous estimate that c.91% of the global population winters in Austr ...
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Adult male in breeding plumage: white face, throat and fore-crown; grey-brown hind-crown, hind-neck and back; belly white, demarcated with narrow black band and then broad chestnut breast band merging into white throat. Female, juvenile and non-breeding male: generally grey-brown upperparts and white belly; pale face with white streak above eye. Measurements: length 21–25 cm; wingspan 46–53 cm; weight 95 g. ...
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