Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: Little Ringed Plover
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Described by: Scopoli (1786)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangePalearctic, s. Asia, Malay Archipelago and New Guinea;
(1) Europe from the British Isles to s. Scandinavia, and Belgium (Zeebrugge) e. across nw. and c. Russia and c. Siberia to Amurland, Ussuriland, Korea, e. China and Japan s. to Shikoku s. in the e. Atlantic to Canary Is. and Madeira and the Mediterranean Basin (Balearic Is., Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Crete, Cyprus), n. Africa in Morocco, Algeria, n. Tunisia and n. Egypt then from Turkey through the Middle East and n. Arabia.
Winters in s. Africa s. of the Sahara and n. of the Equator, Arabia, India, e. China (Hong Kong (Lamma Is.)), Indonesia and Taiwan.
(2) India and Sri Lanka to se. Asia.
Winters in Indochina and the Lesser Sundas.
(3) The Philippines s. to New Guinea and the Bismarck Archipelago (New Britain and New Ireland).
Winters in n. Australia in n. Western Australia, Northern Territory and Queensland.
Yatsu Higata Nature Observation Center, Chiba, Japan - Mar 30, 2001 Source: William Hull
Tokyo Port Wild Bird Park, Tokyo, Japan - Aug 5, 2001 Source: William Hull
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Avisoft
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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