WoRMS taxon details

Dromas ardeola Paykull, 1805

212718  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212718)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description Length: 38-41 cm. Plumage: white; back, scapulars and outer webs of primaries black. Immature like adult but brownish grey...  
Description Length: 38-41 cm. Plumage: white; back, scapulars and outer webs of primaries black. Immature like adult but brownish grey replaces black; crown and tail grey. Bare parts: iris red in breeding, brown non-breeding; bill black; feet and legs blue-grey to greyish white. Habitat: seashores, tidal mudflats, estuaries, coral reefs. Breeds N.E.. Africa. <389><391><393> [details]
WoRMS (2019). Dromas ardeola Paykull, 1805. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212718 on 2019-10-17
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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.; Fry, C. H.; Keith, S. (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. <em>Academic Press, London.</em>  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 38-41 cm. Plumage: white; back, scapulars and outer webs of primaries black. Immature like adult but brownish grey replaces black; crown and tail grey. Bare parts: iris red in breeding, brown non-breeding; bill black; feet and legs blue-grey to greyish white. Habitat: seashores, tidal mudflats, estuaries, coral reefs. Breeds N.E.. Africa. <389><391><393> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch krabplevier  [details]
English crab-plovercrab plover  [details]
French drome ardéole  [details]
German Reiherläufer  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Dromadidae (Crab Plover), USNM 321489, carpometacarpus, dorsal)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Dromadidae (Crab Plover), USNM 321489, carpometacarpus, ventral)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally]