Charadrius vociferus

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Noun1.Charadrius vociferus - American plover of inland waters and fields having a distinctive cryCharadrius vociferus - American plover of inland waters and fields having a distinctive cry
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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Charadrius vociferus "chorlo de doble collar", es abundante; segun Wust et al.
Sexual and agonistic behaviour in the killdeer (Charadrius vociferus).--Anim.
Charadrius vociferus. Residente de invierno, habita generalmente en areas abiertas, pero con cierta cobertura arbustiva, campos de cultivo, pero no necesariamente cerca del agua (Howell & Webb, 1995; Van Gils & Wiersma, 1996).
De las especies con menor abundancia destacan Charadrius vociferus (0.6 Ind/100m), Pardirallus sanguinolentus (0.2 Ind/100m), Icterus graceannae (0.1 Ind/100m) y Phalacrocorax brasilianus (0.1 Ind/100m).
Common reservoirs of C psittaci in the United States include sea gulls (Laridae), ducks (Anatidae), herons (Ardeidae), egrets (Ardeidae), pigeons (Columba livia), blackbirds (Icteridae), grackles (Quiscalus species), house sparrows (Passer domesticus), and killdeers (Charadrius vociferus).
Since the completion of the study, four additional species have been documented as collision deaths on campus: Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), Belted Kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon), Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca), and Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus).