Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Little Ringed Plover Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Charadrius dubius
Family : Haematopodidae
Order : Charadriiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Little Plover, Little Ring Plover
Habitat : Rivers
Description : The Little Ringed Plover is a small sandy-brown shorebird with a white collar (adult bird length approximately 17 cm, weight 28 g, wing 11 cm, bill 1.6 cm, tarsus 2.5 cm, tail 5.8 cm). The non-breeding adult looks sandy-brown from above and white from below. The breeding adult has a black mask and breast-band. It chiefly feeds on weevils, beetles, dipterous larvae, worms and tiny crabs. It breeds in March-August.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Fatema-Tuz-Zohora,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Stanislas Wroza(www.xeno-canto.org/Stanislas Wroza), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.