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Double-banded Plover

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Charadrius bicinctus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Charadriidae Family
18 cm Length
Grassland & wetlands. Between Range follow link Range:- Endemic to Habitat
2(3)4 grey, speckled with black eggs, laid in a scrape. Incubation 25 - 27 days by both parents, fleadging in 35 to 40 days. Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Some seeds taken by young. Food  
3119 - TSN: 176525 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Double-banded Plover Ssp: exilis Frank Lambert Enderby Island New Zealand XC34691

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AKA:- Czech: Kulík dvoupruhı
Danish: Dobbeltbåndet Præstekrave
German: Doppelbandregenpfeifer, Doppelband-Regenpfeifer
English: Banded Dotterel, Double banded Plover, Double-banded Dotterel, Double-banded Plover, Tuturiwhatu
Spanish: Chorlitejo Bicinchado, Chorlitejo de Dos Bandas
Estonian: erisvöö-tüll
Finnish: Ruostevyötylli, uudenseelannintylli
French: Gravelot à double collier, Pluvier à double collier
Italian: Corriere dai due collari, Corriere doppiabanda
Japanese: chaobichidori
Japanese: チャオビチドリ
Latin: Charadrius bicinctus
Dutch: Dubbelbandplevier
Norwegian: Nyzealandbeltelo
Polish: sieweczka ozdobna
Russian: Двухполосый зуёк
Slovak: kulík ozdobnı
Swedish: Dubbelbandad strandpipare
Chinese: 栗胸鸻


Austrailia:- Kangaroo Island, Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Norfolk Island, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Austrailia.

Melanesia:- Fiji, New Caledonia, Vanuatu.

New Zealand:- Aukland Islands, Chatham Islands, North Island, South Island, Stewart Island.



Charadrius bicinctus
Charadrius bicinctus bicinctus
Charadrius bicinctus exilis

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