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Juvenile Common Ringed Plover

Charadrius hiaticula

Description:

The Common Ringed Plover is a small plover. They have a grey-brown back and wings, a white belly, and a white breast with one black neckband. They have a brown cap, a white forehead, a black mask around the eyes and a short orange and black bill. The legs are orange and only the outer two toes are slightly webbed. Juvenile Ringed Plovers are duller than the adults in colour, with an often incomplete grey-brown breast band, a dark bill and dull yellowish-grey legs.

Habitat:

Seen in a protected national park.

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2 Comments

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Thanks Sachin!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

So cute,

Wild Things
Spotted by
Wild Things

Shivpuri, India

Spotted on Jun 4, 2012
Submitted on Jun 11, 2012

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