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The common ringed plover (Charadrius hiaticula) belongs to the family Charadriidae under the order Charadriiformes.

Common ringed plover taxonomy

The bird family Charadriidae was first described by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in a guide to the contents of the British Museum published in 1820.

The Charadriidae comprises two subfamilies, namely, Vanellinae and Charadriinae. The Vanellinae comprises two genera, Erythrogonys and Vanellus.

The subfamily Charadriinae was first introduced by William Elford Leach, in the year 1820. It comprises eight genera, including genus Charadrius.

The genus Charadrius was first described by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1758. The type species is Charadrius hiaticula.

The species Charadrius hiaticula is polytypic and comprises three subspecies, viz., Charadrius hiaticula hiaticula Linnaeus, 1758, Charadrius hiaticula tundrae (Lowe, 1915) and Charadrius hiaticula psammodromus Salomonsen, 1930.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Charadrius hiaticula
Species:C. hiaticula
Common ringed plover - Charadrius hiaticula
1.Common ringed plover - Charadrius hiaticula 335
Image by Arnoldius


Charadrius hiaticula
2.Common ringed plover - Charadrius hiaticula
Image by Koskikara

Charadrius hiaticula
3.Common ringed plover - Charadrius hiaticula
Image by Ken Billington / Focusing On Wildlife

Charadrius hiaticula
4.Common ringed plover - Charadrius hiaticula
by Dûrzan

Charadrius hiaticula
5.Common ringed plover - Charadrius hiaticula
Image by Zeynel Cebeci

Charadrius hiaticula
6.Charadrius hiaticula
Image by Zeynel Cebeci

Charadrius hiaticula
7.Common ringed plover - Charadrius hiaticula
Image by Francesco Veronesi

Charadrius hiaticula juvenile
8.Common ringed plover juvenile - Charadrius hiaticula
Image by Charlesjsharp

Charadrius hiaticula egg
9.Common ringed plover egg - Charadrius hiaticula
Image by Didier Descouens


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1.Common ringed plover image source:
Author: Arnoldius | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 (cropped)
2.Image source:
Author: Koskikara | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 (cropped)
3.Image source:
Author: Ken Billington | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 (cropped)
4.Image source:
Author: Dûrzan | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 (cropped)
5.Image source:
Author: Zeynel Cebeci | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 (cropped)
6.Image source:
Author: Zeynel Cebeci | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 (cropped)
7.Image source:
Author: Francesco Veronesi | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 (cropped) as on 2/17/18
8.Image source:
Author: Charlesjsharp | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 (cropped)
9.Image source:
Author: Didier Descouens | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 (cropped)
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