Species: Charadrius hiaticula Linnaeus, 1758

Scientific name Charadrius hiaticula Linnaeus, 1758
English name ringed plover, common ringed plover
French name grand gravelot occidental, grand gravelot
Dutch name bontbekplevier

Illustrations and Birdsongs

Not all species have been illustrated yet. Should you own high quality photos, please send them by means of the photo page.

You can always check for pictures on the Dutch website Nederlands Soortenregister.

You can always check for pictures on observations.be.

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Protection status and Red List
North Sea
protected: 21.12.2001
red list: Rare
red list: Rare
IUCN Red List: LC (ver. 3.1, 2009)

Flanders indigenous (1a)
Brussels indigenous (1a)
Wallonia indigenous (1a)
Habitat terrestrial
Reference De Smet et al. 2006. Lijst van de Belgische vogels
Expert Koen Devos
BeRMS / WoRMS Belgian Register of Marine Species / World Register of Marine Species

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