Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: Oriental Plover

Oriental Plover Charadrius veredus

Described by: Gould (1848)
Alternate common name(s): Eastern Sandplover, Greater Oriental Plover
Old scientific name(s): Eupoda vereda


Townsville Common, Queensland, Australia - 1973 © Hans&Judy Beste 
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Ec. Asia;
Sc. Siberia in ex. se. Transbaicalia, Mongolia and n. China (Manchuria from Heilungkiang s. to w. Loaoning and Inner Mongolia).
Winters s. to Indonesia and Australia in all coastal areas and inland in Western Australia, Northern Territory (Mamukala and the RAAF station on Lee Point near Darwin), w. and e. Queensland (Yarrabah Turf Farm near Cairns), e. and s. New South Wales, Victoria, s. and c. South Australia and Tasmania.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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