Little Ringed Plover

Scientific Name: Charadrius dubius
Common Name: Little Ringed Plover

Identifying Features: yellow eye-ring, one black neckband, brown upperparts, black bill, white belly, flesh-coloured legs

Fun Facts:

  • They are migratory and winter in Africa. These birds forage for food on muddy areas, usually by sight. They eat insects and worms.
  • They nest on the ground on stones with little or no plant growth. Both males and females take turns incubating the eggs.


This image was clicked by Rafal Szozda – via Flickr.

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