ringed plover(redirected from Charadrius hiaticula)
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Related to Charadrius hiaticula: ringed plovers
A widely distributed plover (Charadrius hiaticula) with a brown back, white underparts, a broad black collar, and black stripes on the head.
(Animals) a European shorebird, Charadrius hiaticula, with a greyish-brown back, white underparts with a black throat band, and orange legs: family Charadriidae (plovers)