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Red-kneed Dotterel

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Erythrogonys cinctus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Charadriidae Family
17–20 cm, (wingspan 33–38 cm, Length
Grassland & wetlands, bogs, marsh, lakes & pools. Between Range follow link Habitat
4 cream eggs, laid in a scrape or an abandoned nest. Incubation by both parents Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Food  
3130 - TSN: 554257 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Czech: Kulík belohrdlý, kulík černoprsý
Danish: Rřdflanket Brokfugl
German: Schwarzbrustregenpfeifer, Schwarzbrust-Regenpfeifer
English: Red kneed Dotterel, Red-kneed Dotterel
Spanish: Chorlito de Pecho Negro, Chorlito Pechinegro
Estonian: vesitüll
Finnish: Australiantylli
French: Pluvier ceinturé, Vanneau ceinturé
Indonesian: Cerek Lutut-merah
Italian: Corriere dalle ginocchia rosse, Corriere zamperosse
Japanese: wakiakachidori
Japanese: ワキアカチドリ
Latin: Charadrius cinctus, Erythrogonys cinctus
Dutch: Roodknieplevier, Roodknie-plevier
Norwegian: Brunsidelo
Polish: czajeczka
Russian: Черногрудый зуёк
Slovak: behavcek ciernoprsý, behavcek čiernoprsý, behavček čiernoprsý, Kulík čiernoprsý
Swedish: Brunflankad pipare
Chinese: 红膝麦鸡


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Island of New Guinea Rare/Accidental

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Micronesia  Rare/Accidental:- Palau Rare/Accidental

New Zealand  Rare/Accidental

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