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Greater Sand Plover

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Charadrius leschenaultii Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Charadriidae Family
22 – 25 cm ( (Wingspan 53 - 60 cm) Length
Desert, high Altitude grassland, wetlands, shoreline, estuaries.  alkaline & brackish pools, marshes. Up to 3,000 m. Range follow link Range:- Endemic to Habitat
Altitude
Range
2(3)4 Eggs, laid in a scrape.  Incubation by both parents Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Food  
  Habits
3123 - TSN: 176532 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Greater Sand Plover Chie-Jen (Jerome) Ko Yongxing Reclaimed Land, Fangyuan Township, Changhua County Taiwan flight call XC90295

 

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 Afrikaans: Grootstrandkiewiet
Arabic: زقزاق الرمل الكبير, زقزاق الرمل الكبير رهيز، عريسة
Azerbaijani: Yoğundimdik bozca
Bulgarian: Дългокрак дъждосвирец
Catalan: Corriol de Leschenault, Corriolet
Valencian: Corriolet
Czech: Kulík pouštní, kulík větší
Welsh: Cwtiad y tywod mwyaf, Cwtiad y tywod mwyalf
Danish: Řrkenprćstekrave
German: Wüstenregenpfeifer
Greek: (Μεγάλος) Ερημοσφυριχτής, Βραχοπλουμίδι, Ερημοσφυριχτής
Greek (Cypriot): Βραχοπλουμίδι
English: Geoffrey's Dotterel, Geoffrey's plover, Geoffrey's Sand Dotterel, Geoffrey's Sand-Plover, Geoffroy's Plover, Great Dotterel, Great Sand Plover, Great Sand-Dotterel, Great Sand-Plover, Greater Sand Plover, Greater Sand-Dotterel, Greater Sandplover, Greater Sand-Plover, Gretaer Dotterel, Large Dotterel, Large Sand Dotterel, Large Sand Plover, Large Sand-Dotterel, Large Sand-Plover, Large-billed Dotterel, Large-billed Sand-Dotterel, Large-billed Sand-Plover, Sand Plover, Sandplover, Sand-Plover, Thick-bill Plover
Esperanto: dezertpluvio
Spanish: Chorlitejo Grande, Chorlitejo Mongol Grande, Chorlito de Leschenault
Estonian: kőrbetüll
Basque: Corriol de Leschenault
Finnish: Aavikkotylli
French: Gravelot de désert, Gravelot de Leschenault, Gravelot du désert, Pluvier de désert, Pluvier de Leschenault, Pluvier du désert
Frisian: Grutte Sânwilster
Galician: Corriol de Leschenault
Hebrew: חופמי חוף
Croatian: Sivatagi lile
Hungarian: Sivatagi lile
Armenian: Հաստակտուց Քարադր
n: Cerekpasir Besar, Cerek-pasir besar
Icelandic: Auđnalóa
Italian: Corriere di Leschenault, Piviere di Leschenault
Japanese: Oh-medaichidori, oomedaichidori, Oomedai-chidori, Ou-medai-chidori
Japanese: オオメダイチドリ
Kazakh: Қалтатұмсық шүрілдек торғай, Үлкентұмсықты шүрілдек торғай
Korean: 큰왕눈물떼새
Latin: Charadrius leschenaulti, Charadrius leschenaultii
Lithuanian: Dykuminis kirlikas
Mongolian: Зэвэн хиазат
Malay: Rapang Besar
Maltese: Birwina tad-Deżert
Dutch: Woestijn plevier, Woestijnplevier
Norwegian: Řrkenlo
Polish: sieweczka pustynna
Portuguese: Borrelho do deserto, Borrelho-do-deserto, Borrelho-mongol-grande
Russian: Tolstoklyuvy Zuyok, Большеклювый зуек, Большеклювый зуёк, Зуек толстоклювый, Толстоклювый зуек, Толстоклювый зуёк
Slovak: Kulâk vel'kozobý, kulík velkozobý, kulík veľkozobý
Slovenian: debelokljuni deževnik
Swedish: Ökenpipare
Swahili: Kitwitwi Mkia-mrefu
Tamil: [Chinna Kottan]
Thai: นกหัวโตทรายใหญ่
Turkish: Büyük cılıbıt, büyük cylybyt, Çöl Yağmurkuşu, Geoffroy'un Yağmur Kuşu
Tuvinian: Улуг думчуктуг сайжы
Ukrainian: Пісочник товстодзьобий , Товстодзьобий зуйок
Vietnamese: Choi choi lớn, Choi choi lưng hung
Chinese: [tie-zui heng], [tie-zui sha heng], 鐵嘴沙(行鳥), 鐵嘴鴴, 铁嘴沙鸻
Chinese (Taiwan): [tie-zui heng], 鐵嘴鴴

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Sub-species

Charadrius leschenaultii
Charadrius leschenaultii columbinus
Charadrius leschenaultii crassirostris
Charadrius leschenaultii leschenaultii
Charadrius leschenaultii scythicus
 

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