Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Charadriiformes > Family Charadriidae > Genus Charadrius

Charadrius alexandrinus Linnaeus, 1758

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CharadriusLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: vrapuesi gushëbardhë sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bokmål (Norwegian): hvitbrystlo sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Морски дъждосвирец sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: hvidbrystet præstekrave sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: strandplevier sources: Jonsson, L. (1993). Vogels van Europa, Noord-Afrika en het Midden-Oosten [Birds of Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East]. Tirion: Baarn, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-187-6. 560 pp.
 English: Kentish plover; snowy plover sources: Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London.
 English-United States: Kentish Plover sources: Charles Hussey
 French: gravelot à collier interrompu sources: Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.
 Gaelic: feadóigín chosdubh sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Feadóigín chosdubh
 German: Seeregenpfeifer sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Θαλασσοσφυριχτής sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Irish: Feadóigín chosdubh sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): חופמי אלכסנדרוני; חופמי אלכסנדרי sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: fratino sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: juodakojis kirlikas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: hvitbrystlo sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: hvitbrystlo sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 150
 Norwegian Nynorsk: kvitbrystlo sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 150
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): kvitbrystlo sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: sieweczka morska sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: Prundaşul de sărătură sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: морской зуек; Морской зуёк sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: beločeli deževnik sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: chorlitejo patinegro sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: svartbent strandpipare sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: akca cilibit; akca cılıbıt sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Морський пісочник; Пісочник морський; Пісочник морський (Зуйок морський) sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: cwtiad caint

Literature

original description

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

basis of record

Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London.

additional source

Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Adriaens, P. (2012). Charadrius alexandrinus. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212611

Drs Cees Roselaar. Charadrius alexandrinus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96875

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

EU Birds Directive:
Annex I 2009This species is the subject of special conservation measures concerning their habitat in order to ensure their survival and reproduction in their area of distribution, according to Annex I of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.
IUCN:
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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2011-04-08 by Drs Cees Roselaar & by Peter Adriaens

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