Greater Sand Plover
Charadrius leschenaultii (Lesson, 1826)
Family: Charadriiformes > Charadriidae
A medium-sized plover with a heavy bill, this is a very rare visitor from central Asia, added to the British List on the basis of an individual which spent nearly a month at Pagham Harbour, West Sussex, in the winter of 1978/79.
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Status and Trends
Population size and trends and patterns of distribution based on BTO surveys and atlases with data collected by BTO volunteers.
Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.
Lifecycle and body size information about Greater Sand Plover, including statistics on nesting, eggs and lifespan based on BTO ringing and nest recording data.
Sample sizes are too small to report Productivity and Nesting statistics for this species.
|2-letter: DP | 5-letter code: GRSPL | Euring: 4790
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