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Kentish Plover

Charadrius alexandrinus Linnaeus, 1758

The Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus) is a small wader in the plover bird family. Despite its name, this species no longer breeds in Kent, or even Great Britain. It breeds in a wide range, from southern Europe to Japan and in Ecuador, Peru, Chile, the southern United States and the Caribbean. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Charadriidae
Genus:
  Charadrius

Scientific:
  Charadrius alexandrinus

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.150

Protonym:
  Charadrius alexandrinus

Avibase ID:
  0A787822FDD6B58C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0A787822

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176510

Geographic range:

  • Charadrius alexandrinus alexandrinus: breeds western Palearctic to eastern China, southern Japan, and Ryukyu Islands; winters to Africa, southern Asia, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Borneo
  • Charadrius alexandrinus dealbatus: SE China; winters to se Asia, Malay Peninsula
  • Charadrius alexandrinus nihonensis: breeds coasts of extreme southeastern Russia, Sakhalin Island, the Kuril Islands, northern Japan, and perhaps northeastern China; nonbreeding range unknown
  • Charadrius alexandrinus seebohmi: SE India and Sri Lanka
English:
Kentish Plover
Czech:
kulík mořský
German:
Seeregenpfeifer
Danish:
Hvidbrystet Præstekrave
Spanish:
Chorlitejo patinegro
Finnish:
mustajalkatylli
French:
Pluvier à collier interrompu
Icelandic:
Strandlóa
Italian:
Fratino
Japanese:
shirochidori
Japanese:
シロチドリ
Dutch:
Strandplevier
Norwegian:
Hvitbrystlo
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kvitbrystlo
Polish:
sieweczka morska
Portuguese:
Borrelho-de-coleira-interrompida
Russian:
Морской зуёк
Slovak:
kulík morský
Swedish:
svartbent strandpipare
Ukrainian:
Пісочник морський
Chinese:
环颈鸻


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
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Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Charadrius [alexandrinus or nivosus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Afrikaans: Bleekstrandkiewiet, Kentse Strandkiewiet
Arabic: الزقزاق الاسكندراني
Asturian: Mazaricu Buro, Mazaricu Pataprieta
Azerbaijani: Dəniz bozca
Bulgarian: Морски дъждосвирец
Bengali: কেন্টিশ জিরিয়া
Breton: An nouelig pikous
Catalan: Corriol camanegre, Picaplatges camanegre
Catalan (Balears): Picaplatges camanegre
Montenegrin: morski žalar
Czech: Kulík morský, Kulík mořský
Welsh: Cornicyll Caint, Cwtiad Caint
Danish: Hvidbrystet Præstekrave
German: Eurasiatischer Seeregenpfeifer, Seeregenpfeifer
Maldivian: Kiru Bondana
Greek: Θαλασσοσφυριχτής, Πλουμίδι
Greek (Cypriot): Πλουμίδι
English: Eurasian kentish plover, Kentish Plover, snowy plover, Snowy Plover (Kentish), Western Kentish Plover, White-faced plover
English (IOC): Kentish Plover
English (Kenya): Kentish Plover
Esperanto: marborda pluvio
Spanish: Chorlitejo Patinegro, Chorlito alejandrino, Chorlito blanco, Chorlito Níveo, Chorlo nevado, Kentish Plover, Playero nevado
Spanish (Chile): Chorlo nevado
Spanish (Colombia): Chorlitejo Patinegro
Spanish (Costa Rica): Chorlitejo patinegro
Spanish (Cuba): Frailecillo Blanco
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Playero Corredor
Spanish (Spain): Chorlitejo Patinegro
Spanish (HBW): Chorlitejo patinegro
Spanish (Honduras): Playero nevado
Spanish (Mexico): Chorlito alejandrino
Spanish (Paraguay): Chorlito blanco
Spanish (Venezuela): Frailecito
Estonian: Meritüll , mustjalg-tüll, mustjalg-tüll (meritüll), Mustjalg-tüll e. meritüll
Basque: Corriol camanegre, Txirritxo hankabeltz, Txirritxo hankabeltza
Persian: سلیم کوچک , سلیم کوچک (سلیم طوقی پاسیاه)
Finnish: Mustajalkatylli
Faroese: Hvíthálsa
French: Gravelot à collier interrompu, Gravelot pattenoire, Pluvier à collier interrompu
Frisian: Dûkelmantsje
Irish: Feadóigín Chosdubh
Galician: Píllara das dunas
Guarani: Mbatuirusu
Haitian Creole French: Ti Plivye blanch
Hebrew: חופמי אלכסנדר, חופמי אלכסנדרי
Croatian: Morski Kulik
Hungarian: Széki lile
Armenian: [Tsovain Karadr ], Ծովային Քարադր
Indonesian: Burung Cerek Tilil, Cerek Tilil
Icelandic: Strandlóa
Italian: Fratino, Fratino eurasiatico
Japanese: shiro chi-dori, shirochidori, Shiro-chidori
Japanese: シロチドリ
Japanese (Kanji): 白千鳥
Georgian: ზღვის წინტალა
Kazakh: Тењіз шүрілдек торғайы
Kazakh (Transliteration): teñiz şürildek torğayı
Korean: 흰물떼새
Korean (Transliteration): huin-mul-tte-sae
Scientific: Anarhynchus alexandrinus, C. a. alexandrinus, C. a. dealbeatus, Charadrius alexandrinus, Charadrius alexandrinus alexandrinus, Charadrius alexandrinus alexandrinus/dealbatus
Luxembourgish: Mierwakeleefer
Lithuanian: Juodakojis kirlikas
Latvian: Jūras tārtiņš
Macedonian: Морски пескар
Malayalam: ചെറുമണൽക്കോഴി, ചെറുമണല്‍ക്കോഴി
Mongolian: Тэнгисийн хиазат
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠲᠡᠩᠭᠢᠰ ᠦᠨ ᠬᠢᠵᠠᠲᠣ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠲᠡᠩᠭᠢᠰ ᠦᠨ ᠬᠢᠵᠠᠲᠣ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Цагаан хүзүүт алаг тонгор, Цагаан хүзүүт тонгор
Mongolian (Transliteration): tengisiŋ khiazat, tsagaaŋ khüzüüt alag toŋgor, tsagaaŋ khüzüüt toŋgor
Moldavian: Prundăraș de sărătură
Malay: Burung Rapang Pantai, Rapang Pantai
Maltese: Monakella Saqajha Suwed
Dutch: Strandplevier
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvitbrystlo
Norwegian: Hvitbrystlo, Jæderlo
Polish: sieweczka morska
Pinyin: bái zhuó huán, bái-lǐng héng, dōngfāng huán-jǐng héng, huán-jǐng héng
Portuguese: borrelho de coleira interrompida, Borrelho- de-coleira- interrompida, Borrelho-de-coleira-interrompida
Portuguese (Portugal): Borrelho-de-coleira-interrompida
Romansh: Gravarel da riva
Romanian: Prundăraş de sărătură
Russian: Зуек морской, Морской зуек, Морской зуёк
Sindhi: ڄٕڇ ي ٽ ؿًټ ) ڄٕڇ ي ٥ ٷًي دب ا يٌٓ(
Slovak: Kulâk morský, Kulík morský
Slovenian: beloceli deževnik, beločeli deževnik
Albanian: Vraponjësi gushëbardhë
Serbian: Morski žalar, Morski žalar (blataric), morski zujavac, Морски блатарић, Морски жалар
Swedish: Svartbent strandpipare
Swahili: Kitwitwi Ukosi-mwekundu
Tamil: Siriya Uppukkothi
Thai: นกหัวโตขาดำ, นกหัวโตหน้าขาว
Thai (Transliteration): nók hŭa-too kʰăa-dam, nók hŭa-too nâa-kʰăaw
Turkish: Akça cılıbıt, akça cylybyt, Kesik-Kolyeli Yağmur Kuşu, Теңіз шүрілдек торғайы
Tuvinian: Далай кыдыынын сайжызы
Ukrainian: Морський зуйок, Пісочник морський
Vietnamese: Chim Choi choi khoang cổ, Choi choi khoang cổ
Chinese: [bai-ling heng], [doongfang huan-jing heng], [huan-jing heng], 東方環頸鴴, 环颈鸻, 环颈鸻 C, 环颈鸻白领鸻, 環頸(行鳥), 白镯环, 白领鸻
Chinese (Traditional): 東方環頸鴴, 環頸鴴, 白鐲環, 白領鴴
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 東方環頸鴴
Chinese (Taiwan): [doongfang huan-jing heng], 东方环颈鸻, 東方環頸鴴

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