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Pluvialis squatarola   (Linnaeus, 1758)

grey plover
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Charadriidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Others; brackish.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific, Northeast Atlantic and Western Indian Ocean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 28.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 94965)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Coastal shorebird. Feeds on mudflats with foraging rate influenced by tide levels. Migration route across the North Australian Basin to Indonesia; some continuing across the Bay of Bengal northward to breeding grounds (Ref. 87784). Outside of the breeding season, species is often found on intertidal mudflats, salt marshes, sandflats, beaches, bays and estuaries (Ref. 107886).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Brooke, M. de L., I. Hepburn and R.J. Travelyan. 2004. (Ref. 87921)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 5.1 - 29.1, mean 16.7 (based on 4003 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)