Scientific Name: Charadrius mongolus Common Name: Lesser Sand Plover
Identifying Features: black legs, white neck, orange-brown breast, white belly, brown upper parts
- Breeds above the tree line in the Himalayas and discontinuously across to bare coastal plains in north-eastern Siberia.
- The lesser sand plover’s feeds on insects, crustaceans and annelid worms, which are obtained by a run-and-pause technique.
This image was clicked by Jim Welford – via Flickr.
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