Greater Sand Plover

Charadrius leschenaultii - Gravelot de Leschenault Pluvier de Leschenault

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Charadriidés

  • Genus
    :

    Charadrius

  • Species
    :

    leschenaultii

Descriptor

Lesson, RP, 1826

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 25 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 53 à 60 cm.
  • Weight
    : 75 à 100 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Gravelot de Leschenault
♂ adult plum. breeding
Gravelot de Leschenault
♀ adult plum. breeding

Greater Sand Plover (Charadrius leschenaultii) is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Charadrius leschenaultii leschenaultii (w China to s Mongolia and s Siberia)
  • Charadrius leschenaultii columbinus (Turkey to s Afghanistan)
  • Charadrius leschenaultii scythicus (Turkmenistan through s Kazakhstan)

Foreign names

  • Gravelot de Leschenault,
  • Chorlitejo mongol grande,
  • borrelho-grande-de-colar-ruivo,
  • Wüstenregenpfeifer,
  • sivatagi lile,
  • Woestijnplevier,
  • Corriere di Leschenault,
  • ökenpipare,
  • Ørkenlo,
  • kulík veľkozobý,
  • kulík větší,
  • Ørkenpræstekrave,
  • aavikkotylli,
  • Grootstrandkiewiet,
  • corriol de Leschnault,
  • Auðnalóa,
  • sieweczka pustynna,
  • tuksneša tārtiņš,
  • debelokljuni deževnik,
  • Толстоклювый зуёк,
  • Cerek-pasir besar,
  • オオメダイチドリ,
  • 铁嘴沙鸻,
  • นกหัวโตทรายใหญ่,
  • 鐵嘴鴴〔鐵嘴沙鴴〕,

Voice song and cries

Gravelot de Leschenault
adult plum. post breeding

Habitat

Gravelot de Leschenault
♂ adult plum. breeding

Grassland : Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Saline, Brackish or alkaline Lakes, Seasonal/Intermittent Saline, Brackish or alkaline Lakes and Flats, Permanent Saline, Brackish or alkaline Marshes/Pools ; Rocky areas (eg.

inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Desert : Hot ; Marine Intertidal : Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches, Mud Flats and Salt Flats, Tidepools ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands, Coastal Sand Dunes, Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes

Geographic range

Threats - protection

IUCN conservation status
Extinct
Threatened
Least
concern
Extinc
in the Wild
Near
threatened
Not
evaluated
EX EW CR EN VU NT LC NE

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Gravelot de Leschenault
published: - Updated: 18-01-2009
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