Scientific Name:

Charadrius vociferus


Little Ringed Plover


Little Ringed Plover Fact File

Distribution: Widespread in Europe and parts of Asia

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Subspecies: Three

C. d. curonicus: northern Africa; Europe; and Asia (except south-central and south-eastern)
C. d. jerdoni: India to southern China and Indochina
C. d. dubius: Philippines to New Guinea and the Bismarck Archipelago.

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Current conservation efforts





All photographs by Elis Simpson – Wader Quest