Oriental Plover (Charadrius veredus) - HBW 3, p. 438
French: Pluvier oriental
Spanish: Chorlito Asiático Grande
Other common names: Asiatic/Eastern/Oriental Dotterel/Sandplover, Greater Oriental Plover
Taxonomy: Charadrius veredus Gould, 1848, northern Australia.
Sometimes placed in genus Eupoda. Formerly considered conspecific with C. asiaticus; probably best considered to form superspecies with C. asiaticus, and possibly with C. montanus. Monotypic.
Distribution: S Siberia (Tuvinskaya and S Transbaikalia) through W, N & E Mongolia to extreme NE China (N Inner Mongolia and NW Manchuria). Winters from Greater Sundas to NW & NC Australia, sparsely in S.
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Resting on beach Locality Western Australia, Australia
Bill Belson 17 February 2015 1 year ago 48 sec 4.8
Juvenile visitor to SE Qld (others found in Central Qld, NSW, NZ and Alice Springs at same-time) Locality Bribie Island, Queensland, Australia
Tom Tarrant 4 October 2013 2 years ago 1 min 45 sec 4.6
A bird on the ground at night. Locality Babar, Lesser Sundas (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 31 October 2011 4 years ago 33 sec 4.2
An alerted bird at night, bobbing the head. Locality Babar, Lesser Sundas (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 31 October 2011 4 years ago 20 sec 4.2
adult coming on to breeding plumage in the middle of a group of Lesser Sand Plovers and Pacific Golden Plovers Locality Changi Cove, Changi, Singapore (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 15 February 2008 6 years ago 37 sec 3.8
Part of grp of 35 on karst plateau at 500 m elev Locality Assalaino, Lautém District, Timor-Leste, Timor, Lesser Sundas
DrColinTrainor 1 December 2004 2 years ago 56 sec 3.5
PhotosSee all 27 photos
Bird resting on beach
Locality Point Moore, Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia
Bill Belson 17 February 2015 1 year ago 4.7
Oriental Plover (Charadrius veredus)
Locality Serangan (Turtle) Island, Bali (Indonesia)
Rusman Budi Prasetyo 23 October 2014 1 year ago 4.4
Three birds wading on muddy pantai
Locality Pantar, Lesser Sundas (Monotypic species)
Stijn Cooleman 6 November 2013 2 years ago 4.4
One of pair in non-breeding plumage.
Locality Long Reef, New South Wales, Australia
Chris Charles 8 October 2013 2 years ago 4.4
Locality Western Australia, Australia
Bill Belson 17 February 2015 1 year ago 4.3
Single bird on high-tide roost site, seldom seen in SE Qld.
Locality Bribie Island, Queensland, Australia
Tom Tarrant 2 years ago 4.2
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