snowy plover

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snowy plover

n.
A small plover (Charadrius alexandrinus) of temperate and tropical regions worldwide, generally tan above and snowy white below.
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"The concert at Lady's Mile, which is almost sold out, will have an impact on the Kentish Plover, a small and vulnerable shorebird that is currently nesting there.
Members of Wild Bird Club of the Philippines reported seeing black-headed gulls, whiskered tern, Kentish plover, common redshank, Eurasian curlew and Caspian tern.
The migratory bird species seen in the area were Bittern, Kentish Plover, Cattle Egret and Brahminy Kite.
In the UK, dozens of bird species, including some waders such as the green sandpiper, Kentish plover, little ringed plover, stone curlew and red-necked phalarope, are listed as Schedule 1 under the 1981 Wildlife and Countryside Act.
FID was shorter for Kentish Plover nests with more visual obstructions (covered) (Amat and Masero 2004a).
The species observed both in 2010 and 2011 were Greater Flamingo, Black-winged Stilt, Gadwall, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Common Coot, Kentish Plover, Indian Courser, Great Bittern and Little Bittern which constituted about 29% of the total number of species present at the lake.
The site also regularly supports breeding populations of the Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrines) and Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta).
The Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus) called Naqdah locally, breeds on sandy coasts and brackish inland lakes, and is uncommon on fresh water.
Ornithologists hope the spoonbill and the Kentish plover, very rarely spotted in the UK, will also return.
Los chorlos nevados eran considerados como parte de los chorlos de Kent (Kentish plover) Charadrius alexandrinus hasta que un estudio reciente revelo profundas diferencias tanto genotipicas como fenotipicas entre los chorlos nevados de Eurasia y los americanos (Kupper et al.
Last week I was bird-watching in the open area to the west of Adhari, checking the few small ditches that survive for birds and checking the open area for breeding Kentish plover and crested larks.