Oriental Bird Images

Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus   - Non-breeding
Lesser Sand Plover
Photographer : © Naveena Mohan
Location :Akshi Beach, Alibag Taluka, Raigad District, Maharashtra, India
Date : 29 November 2019
English synonyms:Lesser Sandplover, Sand Plover, Lesser Plover, Short-Billed Sand Plover, Mogolian Sand Plover, Mongolian Plover, Mongolian Dotterel, Mongolian Sand-Dotterel, Tibetan Plover (atrifrons, schaeferi), Siberian Plover (mongolus, stegmanni), Lesser Sand Dotterel
Bird Family :Charadriinae - Plovers, Dotterels & Lapwings
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Visited Akshi Beach to watch the waders and caught sight of two plovers ringed and with leg flags. Managed to get a clear pic of one ringed plover 'X85', and not so clear pic of 'X30'. - NM
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