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Species profile—Charadrius mongolus (lesser sand plover)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Charadriidae (lapwings, plovers and dotterels) → Charadrius mongolus (lesser sand plover)

Photo of Charadrius mongolus (lesser sand plover) - Jones, K.,Ken Jones,2015
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Charadriidae (lapwings, plovers and dotterels)
Scientific name
Charadrius mongolus Pallas, 1776
Common name
lesser sand plover
WildNet taxon ID
1936
Alternate name(s)
Mongolian plover
Mongolian sand-plover
Mongolian sand-dotterel
allied dotterel
Mongolian dotterel
allied plover
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Endangered
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Endangered
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
Yes
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Marine & Terrestrial

Other resources

Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT)
Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1936

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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