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  Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula)

Ringed Plover | Charadrius hiaticula photo
Ringed Plover

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Ringed Plover | Charadrius hiaticula photo
Ringed Plover

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Ringed Plover | Charadrius hiaticula photo
Ringed Plovers

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Ringed Plover | Charadrius hiaticula photo
Ringed Plover with wings raised

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RINGED PLOVER FACTS



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Charadriidae
Genus:Charadrius
Species:hiaticula
Common Name:Ringed Plover

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