WoRMS taxon details

Charadrius pallidus Strickland, 1852

212618  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212618)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description Length: 12-15 cm. Plumage: grey above; white below; male with narrow chestnut breast band, continuous with chestnut...  
Description Length: 12-15 cm. Plumage: grey above; white below; male with narrow chestnut breast band, continuous with chestnut forecrown; white forehead patch edged with black frontal band continuous with black eyeline; female with wider chestnut band and chestnut subocular line; no black band on forehead or black line through eye. Immature like adult but lacks head markings and breast band grey, often broken or absent. Bare parts: iris brown; bill black; feet and legs grey with blackish joints. Habitat: coastal lagoons and estuaries, rare in fresh water habitats. Resident.<389><391><393> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Charadrius pallidus Strickland, 1852. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212618 on 2018-11-16
Date
action
by
1998-08-22 05:35:27Z
created
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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 12-15 cm. Plumage: grey above; white below; male with narrow chestnut breast band, continuous with chestnut forecrown; white forehead patch edged with black frontal band continuous with black eyeline; female with wider chestnut band and chestnut subocular line; no black band on forehead or black line through eye. Immature like adult but lacks head markings and breast band grey, often broken or absent. Bare parts: iris brown; bill black; feet and legs grey with blackish joints. Habitat: coastal lagoons and estuaries, rare in fresh water habitats. Resident.<389><391><393> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Kaapse plevier  [details]
English chestnut-banded sand-ploverchestnut-banded plover  [details]
French pluvier élégant  [details]
German Rotband-Regenpfeifer  [details]