Scientific Name:

Charadrius mongolus



Mongolian Sandplover Fact File

Distribution: Eastern Russia

Conservation Status: Least Concern


C. m. mongolus: eastern Russian interior, Kamchatka and Chukotka peninsulas

C. m. stegmanni: Kamchatka, Commander Island and Chukotka peninsula

Further reading:

Genome-wide data reveal paraphyly in the sand plover complex (Charadrius mongolus/leschenaultii)

Identification, taxonomy and distribution of Greater and Lesser Sand Plovers – Erik Hirschfeld, C. S. (Kees) Roselaar and Hadoram Shirihai

Current conservation efforts