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Lesser Sand Plover

Charadrius mongolus


Charadrius leschenaultii (Greater Sand Plover) is very similar but has a slightly longer bill. It also retains a reddish tinge on the collar while the Lesser turns grey in winter.


Rainy beach

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I changed this from Greater to Lesser Sand Plover based on the reasons given in the description following discussion with Atul.

Kuantan, Malaysia

Spotted on Jan 18, 2013
Submitted on Mar 12, 2013

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