Lesser Sandplover
Charadrius mongolus
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Lesser sand plovers are smaller than greater sand plovers and have a smaller rounded head, a shorter bill and dark/black legs. They may be seen inland whereas greater are usually coastal. The upper photo (location unrecorded) is courtesy of Stein Ø. Nilsen. The 2nd row photo (Ushongo, 1-13) is courtesy of Paul Oliver. The left 3rd row pfoto (Fish Eagle Point, 4-20) is courtesy of Per Holmen. The bottom photo was also at Ushongo (10-14). The other 3 photos were taken at Olasiti, 11-06) The 2nd row photo includes three terek sandpipers.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Stein Ø. Nilsen, Paul Oliver, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 5-14-21