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White-fronted Plover

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White-fronted Plover, Walvis Bay Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Charadrius marginatus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Charadriidae Family
14 - 17 cm Length
Marine Intertidal, sandy shoreline, estuaries, rivers, large water bodies. Range follow link Habitat
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1(2)3 Eggs, laid in a scrape.  Incubation 26 - 33 days, by both parents. Fledging 35 - 38 days. Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Food  
Gregarious when not breeding. Habits
3114 - TSN: 176533 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Vaalstrandkiewiet
Czech: Kulík promenlivý, kulík proměnlivý
Danish: Sandprćstekrave
German: Weißstirnregenpfeifer, Weißstirn-Regenpfeifer
English: White fronted Plover, Whitefronted Plover, White-fronted Plover, White-fronted Sand Plover, White-fronted Sandplover, White-fronted Sand-Plover
Spanish: Chorlitejo de Frente Blanca, Chorlitejo Frentiblanco
Estonian: leetetüll
Finnish: Hietatylli
French: Gravelot ŕ front blanc, Pluvier ŕ front blanc, Pluvier pâtre
Italian: Corriere frontebianca, Corriere marginato
Japanese: shirobitaichidori
Japanese: シロビタイチドリ
Latin: Charadrius marginatus
Malagasy: Fandia fasika, Mondrita, Viky-viky, Vivitra
Dutch: Vale Strandplevier
Norwegian: Strandlo
Polish: sieweczka bialoczelna, sieweczka białoczelna
Portuguese: Borrelho de testa branca, Borrelho-de-testa-branca
Russian: Белолобый зуек, Белолобый зуёк
Slovak: kulík bielocelý, Kulík bieločely, kulík bieločelý
Swedish: Vitpannad strandpipare
Swahili: Kitwitwi Paji-jeupe
Xhosa: Unocegceya
Chinese: 白额沙鸻

Range:-

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros:- Mayotte, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, [ Gulf of Guinea Islands:- Principe, Sao Tome, } te d'Ivoire, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, , Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria Rwanda, , Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, [South Africa;- SA Eastern Cape, SA Free State, SA Gauteng, SA Kwazulu-Natal, SA Limpopo Province, SA Mpumalanga, SA Northern Cape, SA Northwest Province, SA Western Cape, } Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe.

Sub-species

Charadrius marginatus
Charadrius marginatus arenaceus
Charadrius marginatus hesperius
Charadrius marginatus marginatus
Charadrius marginatus mechowi
Charadrius marginatus pallidus
Charadrius marginatus pons
Charadrius marginatus pons
Charadrius marginatus tenellus

 

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