Scientific Name:

Charadrius hiaticula



Common Ringed Plover Fact File

Distribution: Europe and north-eastern Canada

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Subspecies: Three

C. h. psammodroma: north-eastern Canada; Greenland; and Iceland

C. h. hiaticula: British Isles and western France to southern Norway, southern Sweden and the Baltic States

C. h. tundrae: northern Eurasia

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