Little Ringed Plover determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Charadrius dubius | [UK] Little Ringed Plover | [FR] Pluvier petit-gravelot | [DE] Flußregenpfeifer | [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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