Double-Banded Plover

Double-Banded Plover

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Double-banded Plover, known as the Banded Dotterel in New Zealand, is a small (18 cm) wader in the plover family of birds. It lives in beaches, mud flats, grasslands and on bare ground. Two subspecies are recognised, the nominate Charadrius bicinctus bicinctus breeding in New Zealand and the Chatham Islands and Charadrius bicinctus exilis breeding in the Auckland Islands.Adults in breeding plumage are white, with a dark greyish brown back, and have a distinctive brown breast, with a thinner band of black below the neck, and between the eyes and beak. Younger birds have no bands, and are often speckled brown on top, with less white parts.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136542927
  • 9786136542928