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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Charadrius obscurus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Charadriidae Family
25 cm (Wingspan ) Length
Coatal, beaches, rockpools, grassland & wetlands. Up to 1,000 m  Endemic to New Zealand:- North Island New Zealand, South Island New Zealand, Stewart Island. Habitat
3 eggs. Incubation 28 days, chicks can walk the day they hatch and can usually fly within 6-8 weeks Clutch
Arthropods, worms and beetles. Food  
Conservation Project Habits
3099 - TSN: 176536 - Sub-species World Number
Endangered Status

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AKA:- Czech: Kulík novozélandský
Danish: Newzealandsk Prćstekrave
German: Maori Regenpfeifer, Maoriregenpfeifer
English: Long-billed Plover, New Zealand Dotterel, New Zealand dottorel, New Zealand Plover, Red breasted Plover, Red-breasted Dotterel, Red-breasted Plover, Tuturiwhatu
Spanish: Chorlitejo Oscuro, Chorlito Maori, Chorlito Maorí
Estonian: punarind-tüll
Finnish: uudenseelanninkurmitsa, Uudenseelannintylli
French: Gravelot roux, Pluvier roux
Italian: Corriere pettorosso, Piviere della Nuova Zelanda
Japanese: nyuajiarandochidori, nyu-ji-randochidori
Japanese: ニュアジアランドチドリ, ニューヂーランドチドリ
Latin: Charadrius glareola, Charadrius obscurus, Pluvialis obscura, Pluviorhynchus obscurus
Maori: tuturiwhatu
Dutch: Rosse Plevier
Norwegian: Rustbuklo
Polish: sieweczka nowozelandzka
Russian: Маорийский зуёк
Slovak: kulík maorský
Swedish: Maoripipare
Chinese: 新西兰鸻


Charadrius obscurus aquilonius
Charadrius obscurus obscurus

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