COMMON RINGED PLOVER

(Charadrius hiaticula)

Also known as Ringed Plover

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Roberts VI / VII 245 / 280
Clements 2000 60.0310
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 56-30

 

A small bird (18 to 19 cm), which breeds in Greenland, Europe and Asia, and migrates to Africa and southern Asia. In southern Africa it is a common non breeding migrant found throughout except for the Kalahari. It is generally a solitary bird found on muddy and rocky shores feeding off molluscs, crustaceans and insects

 

List of Stamps showing Common Ringed Plover

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Alderney 0015 0015 1984 26p
Alderney 0352 2009 77p
Central African Republic     1999 490f
Eire 1055  1053 1997 40p
Gambia 1978  2056 1995 D3
Guernsey 0534  0531 1991 15p
Iceland 0444  0413 1967 4k+50a
Iceland 1010   2001 250k
Jersey 0782 0842  1998 22p
Lesotho 0912 0789 1989 M1
Maldives  3295 2000 Rf 13