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  Lesser Sand Plover (Charadrius mongolus)





Lesser Sand Plover | Charadrius mongolus photo
Charadrius mongolus, Summer plumage

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Lesser Sand Plover | Charadrius mongolus photo
Mongolian Plover - in winter plumage

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Lesser Sand Plover | Charadrius mongolus photo
Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus & Sanderling Calidris alba in Chilika, Orissa, India.

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Lesser Sand Plover | Charadrius mongolus photo
Lesser Sand Plover (Charadrius mongolus)

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LESSER SAND PLOVER FACTS



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Charadriidae
Genus:Charadrius
Species:mongolus
Common Name:Lesser Sand Plover

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