WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius marginatus Vieillot, 1818

212613 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212613)
accepted
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 16-18 cm. Plumage: above brown or...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 16-18 cm. Plumage: above brown or rufous brown; below white tinged buffy or tawny; faint rufous patches on sides of chest; forehead white continuous with superciliary stripe; forecrown black; thin black line through eye. Immature paler brown above, pure white below; no black band on forehead . Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black; feet and legs black or grey. Habitat: sandy beaches of both marine and inland waters. Breeds in eastern Africa. <389><391><393> [details]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Charadrius marginatus Vieillot, 1818. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212613 on 2017-11-24

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1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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basis of record Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 16-18 cm. Plumage: above brown or rufous brown; below white tinged buffy or tawny; faint rufous patches on sides of chest; forehead white continuous with superciliary stripe; forecrown black; thin black line through eye. Immature paler brown above, pure white below; no black band on forehead . Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black; feet and legs black or grey. Habitat: sandy beaches of both marine and inland waters. Breeds in eastern Africa. <389><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Forms a superspecies with C. alexandrinus [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvale strandplevier  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhite-fronted plover  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpluvier à front blanc  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWeißstirn-Regenpfeifer  [details]