WoRMS taxon details

Charadrius leschenaultii Lesson, 1826

212616  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212616)

accepted
Species
marine
Description Length: 22-25 cm. Plumage: brown above including neck; white below; white forehead continuing into white superciliary...  
Description Length: 22-25 cm. Plumage: brown above including neck; white below; white forehead continuing into white superciliary stripe; brown breast band broken in non-breading adult; breast band in breeding birds chestnut and face mask dark brown contrasting with paler crown (some females lack mask and have incomplete breast band). Immature like non-breeding adult, but with paler edges to dorsal feathers. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill heavy and black; feet and legs grey or greenish grey, tinged pink or yellow and extend well beyond tail in flight. Habitat: tidal flats, salt pans and estuaries. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Charadrius leschenaultii Lesson, 1826. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212616 on 2018-02-19
Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-08-22 05:35:27Z
changed
Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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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]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

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

From other sources
Description Length: 22-25 cm. Plumage: brown above including neck; white below; white forehead continuing into white superciliary stripe; brown breast band broken in non-breading adult; breast band in breeding birds chestnut and face mask dark brown contrasting with paler crown (some females lack mask and have incomplete breast band). Immature like non-breeding adult, but with paler edges to dorsal feathers. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill heavy and black; feet and legs grey or greenish grey, tinged pink or yellow and extend well beyond tail in flight. Habitat: tidal flats, salt pans and estuaries. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]
 

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