Charadrius morinellus

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Related to Charadrius morinellus: Eudromias morinellus
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Noun1.Charadrius morinellus - rare plover of upland areas of EurasiaCharadrius morinellus - rare plover of upland areas of Eurasia
plover - any of numerous chiefly shorebirds of relatively compact build having straight bills and large pointed wings; closely related to the sandpipers
Charadrius, genus Charadrius - type genus of the Charadriidae: plovers
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A northward contraction in the breeding range during the 20th century was recorded for dunlin Calidris alpina, Eurasian golden plover, dotterel Charadrius morinellus, whimbrel Numenius phaeopus, turnstone Arenania interpres and jack snipe Lymnocryptes minimus (Kurlavicius 2006).
The first category includes the Asiatic species such as the Eurasian dotterel (Charadrius morinellus), red-necked stint (Calidris ruficollis), curlew sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea), and ruff (Philomachus pugnax), which occasionally cross the Bering Strait from Russia to breed in Alaska.
Exactly the same ratio must be applied in censuses of breeding dotterel Charadrius morinellus, even during the optimal time period in Scotland (P.