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Crab Plover

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Dromas ardeola Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Dromadidae Family
 33 – 36 cm  (Wingspan 66-78 cm ) Length
Marine intertidal, beeches. Mud Flats and Salt Flats & wetlands, marshes, bogs, saline & freshwater lakes, pools. Range follow link Habitat
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Range
1-2 Eggs, laid in a hollow. Incubation 33-35 days by both parents. Chicks are fed by both parents evan after fledging. Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae crustaceans/molluscs & plant matter. Food  
  Habits
3161 - TSN: 176743 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Crab-plover Herman van Oosten Barr al Hikman: Shannah area Oman call XC44452

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Map by Shyamal

 

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Krapvreter
Arabic: الحنكور, زقزاق السرطان
Czech: Pobrežník cernobílý, pobřežník černobílý
Danish: Krabbećder
German: Meerener, Reiherlaeufer, Reiherläufer
English: Crab Plover, Crab-plover
Spanish: Chorlito Cangrejero, Dromas
Estonian: krabijooksur
Finnish: Luolakahlaaja, Rapukurmitsa
French: Drome ardéole, Pluvier crabier
Hebrew: דרומס, דרומס עקוד
Icelandic: Krabbametja
Italian: Droma
Japanese: kanichidori
Japanese: カニチドリ
Latin: Dromas ardeola
Lithuanian: Vėžiautojas
Malagasy: Firatsa, Tsakaranta, Tsarakaranta
Dutch: Krabplevier
Norwegian: Krabbeeter
Polish: krabojad, krabozer, krabożer
Portuguese: Caranguejeiro
Russian: Рачья ржанка
Slovak: caplovec strakatý, čapľovec strakatý, Čapl'ovec straktý
Slovenian: čapljar
Swedish: Hägerpipare
Swahili: Ndoero
Thai: นกหัวโตกินปู
Turkish: Yengeç Yağmurcunu, Yengeç Yaşmurcunu
Chinese: 蟹鸻

Range:- Breeds:- Somalia & Sudan.

Bahrain

Bangladesh

Comoros

Djibouti

Egypt

Eritrea

Ethiopia

India:- Andaman, Arid northwest, Nicobar, Southeast, Southwest India, Western Himalayas.

Iran

Iraq

Israel

Jordan

Kenya

Kuwait

Madagascar

Malaysia

Maldives

Mayotte Rare/Accidental

Mozambique

Oman

Pakistan

Reunion island

Rodrigues

South Africa:- Eastern Cape Rare/Accidental, Kwazulu-Natal Rare/Accidental, Western Cape Rare/Accidental

Saudi Arabia

Seychelles Aldabra

Socotra

Sri Lanka

Syria

Tanzania

Thailand

Turkey

United Arab Emirates

Yemen

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