Common Name: Little Ringed Plover
Scientific Name: Charadrius dubius
Nepali Name: Laghu Rajputrika ( लघु राजपुत्रिका )
Size: 14-17 cm
Location: Chitwan, Nepal
Having a brown cap with a white forehead, black neckband, black eye mask along with grey-brown back and wings, these Little Ringed Plovers are found below 1500m.
Common and widespread these birds can be seen in Shingle covered mudbanks of rivers, lakes, and ponds.
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