Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: Common Ringed Plover

Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Ringed Plover, Greater Ringed Plover
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


England - Date unknown © Andy Bright  England - Date unknown © Andy Bright  Inner Port, Zeebrugge, Belgium - May 11, 2002 © Yves Baptiste  Aiguamolls de lEmporda, Cataluna, Spain - May 5, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Aiguamolls de lEmporda, Cataluna, Spain - May 5, 2002 © Pascal Dubois 
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Ex. ne. Nearctic across n. Palearctic;
(1) Ex. ne. Canada (n. Baffin Is.), Greenland, Iceland and Faeroe Is. Spitsbergen (Svalbard) and Bear Is.?
(2) British Isles and Sweden s. to n. France (Ile d' Ouessant, Finistere, Bretagne) and the Mediterranean Basin (Aiguamolls de l'Emporda, Cataluna, Spain).
(3) N. Europe across n. Scandinavia and n. Russia (Novaya Zemlya) and n. Siberia to the Chukotski Peninsula, Anadyrland, Sea of Okhotsk and w. Alaska (St. Lawrence Is.).
Winters in Africa, Mediterranean Basin, Iberian Peninsula, Red Sea, Persian Gulf, Iran, s. Asia and Australia in ex. ne. Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and se. South Australia.
North America n. of Mexican border;
Summer: ex. ne. Canada (KEE) on n. Baffin Is.


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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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