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  Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)

Kentish Plover | Charadrius alexandrinus photo
Kentish Plover

Image by Mike Baird - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Kentish Plover | Charadrius alexandrinus photo
Kentish Plover

Image by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)

KENTISH PLOVER FACTS



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Charadriidae
Genus:Charadrius
Species:alexandrinus
Common Name:Kentish Plover

Relatives in same Genus
  Inland Dotterel (C. australis)
  Double-banded Plover (C. bicinctus)
  Little Ringed Plover (C. dubius)
  Ringed Plover (C. hiaticula)
  Greater Sand Plover (C. leschenaultii)
  Lesser Sand Plover (C. mongolus)
  Red-capped Plover (C. ruficapillus)