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Kentish or Snowy Plover
Charadrius [alexandrinus or nivosus] (= Charadrius alexandrinus) Linnaeus, 1758
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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:
  E2A5A30C7C428DE7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E2A5A30C

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 or nihonensis]: SE China; winters to se Asia, Malay Peninsula
  • Charadrius alexandrinus seebohmi: SE India and Sri Lanka
  • Charadrius nivosus nivosus: US to Mexico and West Indies; winters to Panama
  • Charadrius nivosus occidentalis: Coastal Peru to s-central Chile
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Kentish or Snowy Plover
Czech:
  kulík mořský
German:
  Seeregenpfeifer
Danish:
  Hvidbrystet Præstekrave
Spanish:
  Chorlitejo Patinegro
Finnish:
  mustajalkatylli
French:
  Pluvier à collier interrompu ou P. neigeux
Icelandic:
  Strandlóa
Italian:
  Fratino
Japanese:
  shirochidori
Japanese:
  シロチドリ
Dutch:
  Strandplevier
Norwegian:
  Hvitbrystlo
Polish:
  sieweczka morska
Portuguese:
  Borrelho-de-coleira-interrompida
Russian:
  Морской зуёк
Slovak:
  kulík morský
Swedish:
  Svartbent strandpipare
Chinese:
  环颈鸻


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Kentish or Snowy Plover ( Charadrius [alexandrinus or nivosus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Kentish or Snowy Plover ( Charadrius [alexandrinus or nivosus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Kentish or Snowy Plover ( Charadrius [alexandrinus or nivosus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Kentish or Snowy Plover ( Charadrius [alexandrinus or nivosus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Kentish or Snowy Plover ( Charadrius [alexandrinus or nivosus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Kentish or Snowy Plover ( Charadrius [alexandrinus or nivosus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Kentish or Snowy Plover ( Charadrius [alexandrinus or nivosus])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Pluvier à collier interrompu ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Kentish/Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus/nivosus)
eBird version 1.53:
   Kentish/Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus/nivosus)
eBird version 1.54:
   Kentish/Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus/nivosus)
eBird version 1.55:
   Kentish/Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus/nivosus)
eBird version 2015:
   Kentish/Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus/nivosus)
eBird version 2016:
   Kentish/Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus/nivosus)
eBird version 2017:
   Kentish/Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus/nivosus)
eBird version 2018:
   Kentish/Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus/nivosus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Kentish Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius alexandrinus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Charadrius alexandrinus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Charadrius [alexandrinus, nivosus or pallidus]

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Bleekstrandkiewiet
Arabic: الزقزاق الاسكندراني
Asturian: Mazaricu Pataprieta
Azerbaijani: Dəniz bozca
Bulgarian: Морски дъждосвирец
Bengali: কেন্টিশ জিরিয়া
Breton: An nouelig pikous
Catalan: Corriol camanegre, Picaplatges camanegre
Catalan (Balears): Picaplatges camanegre
Czech: kulík moøský, Kulík morský, Kulík mořský
Welsh: Cornicyll Caint, Cwtiad Caint
Danish: Hvidbrystet præstekrave
German: Schneeregenpfeifer, Seeregenpfeifer
Maldivian: Kiru Bondana
Greek: Θαλασσοσφυριχτής
Greek (Cypriot): Πλουμίδι
English: Kentish or Snowy Plover, Kentish Plover, Kentish Sand-Plover, Kentish/Snowy Plover, Snowy Plover, Snowy Sand-Plover, White-faced plover
Esperanto: marborda pluvio
Spanish: Chorlitejo de Patas Negras, Chorlitejo Patinegro, Chorlito alejandrino, Chorlito blanco, Chorlito Níveo, Chorlo Nevado, Frailecillo Blanco, Kentish Plover, Playero, Playero Blanco, Playero Corredor, Playero nevado
Spanish (Chile): Chorlo nevado
Spanish (Colombia): Chorlitejo Patinegro
Spanish (Costa Rica): Chorlitejo patinegro
Spanish (Cuba): Frailecillo Blanco
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Playero, Playero Corredor
Spanish (Spain): Chorlitejo Patinegro/Nivoso
Spanish (Honduras): Playero nevado
Spanish (Mexico): Chorlito alejandrino, Chorlito Níveo, chorlo nevado
Spanish (Paraguay): Chorlito blanco
Spanish (Venezuela): Frailecito
Estonian: Meritüll
Basque: Corriol camanegre, Txirritxo hankabeltz, Txirritxo hankabeltza
Finnish: Mustajalkatylli
Faroese: Hvíthálsa
French: Gravelot à collier interrompu, Gravelot pattenoire, Pluvier à collier interrompu, Pluvier à collier interrompu ou P. neigeux, Pluvier neigeux
Frisian: Dûkelmantsje
Irish: Feadóigín Chosdubh
Galician: Corriol camanegre, Píllara das dunas
Guarani: Mbatuirusu
Haitian Creole French: Ti Plivye blanch
Hebrew: חופמי אלכסנדר, חופמי אלכסנדרי
Croatian: Morski Kulik
Hungarian: Széki lile, Széki lile/[Charadrius nivosus]
Armenian: [Tsovain Karadr ], Ծովային Քարադր
Indonesian: Burung Cerek Tilil, Cerek Tilil
Icelandic: Strandlóa
Italian: Fratino
Japanese: shiro chi-dori, shirochidori, Shiro-chidori, shirochidori/yukichidori
Japanese: シロチドリ, シロチドリ/ユキチドリ
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
Latin: Aegialitis nivosa, C. a. alexandrinus, C. a. dealbeatus, Charadrius [alexandrinus or nivosus], Charadrius alexandrinus, Charadrius alexandrinus alexandrinus, Charadrius alexandrinus/nivosus, Charadrius nivosus
Luxembourgish: Mierwakeleefer
Lithuanian: Juodakojis kirlikas
Latvian: Jūras tārtiņš
Macedonian: Морски пескар
Malayalam: 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
Malay: Burung Rapang Pantai, Rapang Pantai
Maltese: Monakella Saqajha Suwed, Monakella Zghira
Dutch: Strand plevier, Strandplevier, Strandplevier/Amerikaanse Strandplevier
Norwegian: Hvitbrystlo, hvitbrystlo/snølo, 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/Borrelho-de-coleira-interrompida-americano
Romansh: Gravarel da riva
Romanian: Prundăraş de sărătură
Russian: Morskoy Zuyok, Зуек морской, Морской зуек, Морской зуёк
Slovak: Kulâk morský, Kulík morský
Slovenian: beloceli deževnik, beločeli deževnik
Albanian: Vraponjësi gushëbardhë
Serbian: Morski blataric, Morski žalar, Morski žalar (blataric), morski zujavac, Morski/snežni žalar, Морски блатарић, Морски жалар
Swedish: Svartbent strandpipare, svartbent strandpipare/snöstrandpipare
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 зийок, 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/雪鸻, 环颈鸻白领鸻, 環頸(行鳥), 白镯环, 白领鸻
Chinese (Traditional): 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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