WoRMS taxon details

Charadrius alexandrinus Linnaeus, 1758

212611  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212611)

accepted
Species
marine
 Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Length: 15-17 cm. Plumage: above grey-brown; below white; forehead and band on hindneck white continuous with white...  
Description Length: 15-17 cm. Plumage: above grey-brown; below white; forehead and band on hindneck white continuous with white superciliary line; breastband incomplete--dark patches at sides of chest only; breeding male with black bars at sides of chest, black frontal bar and black line through eye; chestnut cap; in non-breeding male and female brown replaces black, no chestnut in cap. Immature like adult but paler with buff markings on coverts. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black; eyering black; feet and legs dark grey to black. Habitat: beaches, lagoons, estuaries, tidal mudflats; inland water bodies. Palearctic migrant in north-eastern Africa, breeds along Red Sea. <389><391><393> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Charadrius alexandrinus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212611 on 2018-10-16
Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-08-22 05:35:27Z
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Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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original description  Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS)  HKBWS. (2013). Hong Kong Bird Report 2011. <em>The Hong Kong Bird Watching Society.</em>  [details]   

context source (RAS)  Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

context source (Schelde)  Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. <em>Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke.</em> 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source  Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source  Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source  Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 15-17 cm. Plumage: above grey-brown; below white; forehead and band on hindneck white continuous with white superciliary line; breastband incomplete--dark patches at sides of chest only; breeding male with black bars at sides of chest, black frontal bar and black line through eye; chestnut cap; in non-breeding male and female brown replaces black, no chestnut in cap. Immature like adult but paler with buff markings on coverts. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black; eyering black; feet and legs dark grey to black. Habitat: beaches, lagoons, estuaries, tidal mudflats; inland water bodies. Palearctic migrant in north-eastern Africa, breeds along Red Sea. <389><391><393> [details]

Remark Forms a superspecies with C. marginatus [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian vrapuesi gushëbardhë  [details]
Bulgarian Морски дъждосвирец  [details]
Danish hvidbrystet præstekrave  [details]
Dutch strandplevier  [details]
English snowy ploverKentish plover  [details]
French gravelot à collier interrompu  [details]
German Seeregenpfeifer  [details]
Hebrew חופמי אלכסנדריחופמי אלכסנדרוני  [details]
Italian fratino  [details]
Japanese シロチドリ  [details]
Lithuanian juodakojis kirlikas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Θαλασσοσφυριχτής  [details]
Norwegian hvitbrystlo  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål hvitbrystlo  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk kvitbrystlo  [details]
Polish sieweczka morska  [details]
Romanian Prundaşul de sărătură  [details]
Russian Морской зуёкморской зуек  [details]
Scottish Gaelic feadóigín chosdubh  [details]
Slovenian beločeli deževnik  [details]
Spanish chorlitejo patinegro  [details]
Swedish svartbent strandpipare  [details]
Turkish akça cılıbıtakca cılıbıtakca cilibit  [details]
Ukrainian Пісочник морський (Зуйок морський)Пісочник морськийМорський пісочник  [details]
Welsh cwtiad caint  [details]