ringed plover

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ringed plover

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A widely distributed plover (Charadrius hiaticula) with a brown back, white underparts, a broad black collar, and black stripes on the head.

ringed plover

n
(Animals) a European shorebird, Charadrius hiaticula, with a greyish-brown back, white underparts with a black throat band, and orange legs: family Charadriidae (plovers)
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Charadrius hiaticula population size: a game theory approach.
striatus, Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula, Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii, Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus, Greenshank Tringa nebularia, Socotra Cormorant P.
One would expect migration towards these destinations to be most likely at sites U and T, which are close to the breeding ranges of those populations of red knot, ruddy turnstone, and ringed plover Charadrius hiaticula that are known to migrate towards Iceland and western Europe (Morrison, 1984).