Lesser Sand Plover
Charadrius mongolus (Pallas, 1776)
Family: Charadriiformes > Charadriidae
This is a very rare vagrant from central Asia, was added to the British List following records in 1991, on the Don Estuary near Aberdeen, and 1997, a bird at Pagham Harbour in West Sussex. The former was originally thought to be a Greater Sand Plover but the identification was later re-evaluated.
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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 Lesser 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: DQ | 5-letter code: LESPL | Euring: 4780
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