Kentish Plover
Anarhynchus alexandrinus

– small wader, roughly size of Dunlin
– nocturnal/diurnal migrant
– migrates singly or in small, loose flocks

BIF456_MPU_I1Q1467_140530_kenplov-alexandrinus-1-AD-M_mng_buir-nuur
Kentish Plover Anarhynchus a. alexandrinus, M AD BREED
BIF0456, 30/05/2014, Buir Nuur, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

BIF457_MPU_I1Q1470_140530_kenplov-alexandrinus-1-AD-M_mng_buir-nuur
Kentish Plover Anarhynchus a. alexandrinus, M AD BREED
BIF0457, 30/05/2014, Buir Nuur, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

BIF458_MPU_I1Q2137_140531_kenplov-alexandrinus-1-WIN_mng_buir-nuur
Kentish Plover Anarhynchus a. alexandrinus, probably F
BIF0458, 31/05/2014, Buir Nuur, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

BIF459_MPU_I1Q2136_140531_kenplov-alexandrinus-1-WIN_mng_buir-nuur
Kentish Plover Anarhynchus a. alexandrinus, probably F
BIF0459, 31/05/2014, Buir Nuur, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

BIF460_MPU_I1Q2133_140530_kenplov-alexandrinus-1-WIN_mng_buir-nuur
Kentish Plover Anarhynchus a. alexandrinus, probably F
BIF0460, 30/05/2014, Buir Nuur, Mongolia, Mathias Putze


Kentish Plover Anarhynchus a. alexandrinus, JUV
BIF2802, 21/08/2017, Dornod, Mongolia, Mathias Putze


Kentish Plover Anarhynchus a. alexandrinus, JUV
BIF2803, 21/08/2017, Dornod, Mongolia, Mathias Putze


Kentish Plover Anarhynchus a. alexandrinus, JUV or AD WIN
BIF2803, 21/08/2017, Dornod, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

BIF461-3_PFR05205_2-00_110407_kenplov-alexandrinus-FC_kz_kocsu-aue_REF-S
Kentish Plover Anarhynchus a. alexandrinus, AD
BIF0461, 07/04/2011, Kocsu, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke
Telinga parabolic reflector

comparison species:
Little Ringed Plover
Common Ringed Plover

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