Little Ringed Plover

Little Ringed Plover


Literature Little Ringed Plover
[order] Charadriiformes

Little Ringed Plover determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Charadrius dubius | [UK] Little Ringed Plover | [FR] Pluvier petit-gravelot | [DE] Flu├čregenpfeifer | [ES] Chorlitejo Chico | [IT] Corriere piccolo | [NL] Kleine Plevier

Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Charadrius dubius dubius Philippines to New Guinea and the Bismarck Arch.
  2. Charadrius dubius jerdoni India to s China and Indochina
  3. Charadrius dubius curonicus n Africa, Europe, Asia (except sc and se)
  4. Charadrius dubius EU, OR widespread


Do northern lapwings Vanellus vanellus and little ringed plovers
Charadrius dubius rely on egg crypsis during incubation?

Author(s): Miroslav SALEK and Eva CEPAKOVA
Abstract: We studied the possible role of clutch crypsis in antipredator behaviour in two
related species of ground-nesting waders with camouflaged eggs, the northern lapwing (Vanellus
vanellus) and the little ringed plover (Charadrius dubius). We examined w..[more]..
Source: Folia Zool. 55(1): 43-51 (2006)
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Provision of nest cages to reduce little ringed plover Charadrius dubius nest predation at Welney, Norfolk, England
Author(s): Gulickx M.M.C. and Kemp J.B
Abstract: At a site in eastern England, wire mesh cages were placed over little ringed plover Charadrius dubius
nests to protect their eggs from predation. The adult birds continued incubating their eggs and no nest
desertions were attributed to cage placeme..[more]..
Source: Conservation Evidence (2007) 4, 30-32
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Ageing and sexing the curonicus subspecies
of the Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius

Abstract: Data presented here concern the curonicus subspecies of the Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius and are based mainly on information from Central Europe and Africa gathered during
the breeding, migration and wintering periods. Therefore these crit..[more]..
Source: Bulletin 113 August 2007
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All of Charadriidae

  1. American Golden Plover
  2. Pluvialis dominica
  1. Dotterel
  2. Charadrius morinellus
  1. Golden-Plover
  2. Pluvialis apricaria
  1. Grey Plover
  2. Pluvialis squatarola
  1. Kentish Plover
  2. Charadrius alexandrinus
  1. Killdeer
  2. Charadrius vociferus
  1. Little Ringed Plover
  2. Charadrius dubius
  1. Northern Lapwing
  2. Vanellus vanellus
  1. Pacific Golden Plover
  2. Pluvialis fulva
  1. Ringed Plover
  2. Charadrius hiaticula
  1. Semipalmated Plover
  2. Charadrius semipalmatus
  1. Sociable Lapwing
  2. Vanellus gregarius
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