Common Ringed Plover
Charadrius hiaticula

– medium-sized wader, larger than Dunlin
– diurnal/nocturnal migrant
– migrates singly or in small flocks

BIF451_MPU_7616_090510_crplov-spec-AD_d_north-sea_offshore
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula ssp., AD
BIF0451, 10/05/2009, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

BIF452_MPU_7619_090510_crplov-spec-AD_d_north-sea_offshore
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula ssp., AD
BIF0452, 10/05/2009, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze


Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula ssp.
BIF2828, 18/10/2017, Helgoland, Roland Neumann


Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula ssp.
Dunlin Calidris alpina ssp.
Sanderling Calidris alba
BIF2829, 18/10/2017, Helgoland, Roland Neumann


Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula ssp., NBREED
BIF1249, 18/09/2016, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß


Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula ssp., AD, 1CY
Dunlin Calidris alpina ssp., 1CY
Sanderling Calidris alba, 1CY
Ruff Calidris pugnax, 1CY M
Little Stint Calidris minuta, 1CY
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica, 1CY
BIF1977, 21/09/2016, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß


Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula ssp.
BIF1250, 17/09/2016, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

voice:
– in flight a 0,3s single, narrow modulated overslur
monophonic with harmonic partials
– the slightly increasing frequency at the end, causes a two-syllabled impression
– the timbre is soft, monotone, piping
– the narrow overall modulations are variable


Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula ssp.
BIF0453, 30/08/2013, Seelhausener See, Germany, Patrick Franke


Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula ssp.
BIF0537, 19/08/2013, Plouezoch, France, Michèle Peron
please note: gaps shortened in sonogram!


Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula ssp.
BIF1107, 27/08/2016, Wismarbucht, Germany, Roland Neumann


Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula ssp.
BIF2831, 21/07/2018, Karrendorfer Wiesen, Germany, Patrick Franke




Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula ssp.
BIF2830, 21/07/2018, Karrendorfer Wiesen, Germany, Patrick Franke

comparison species:
Little Ringed Plover (v) (a)
Kentish Plover (v)
Semipalmated Plover (v) (a)

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