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The Kentish plover (Charadrius alexandrinus) belongs to the family Charadriidae under the order Charadriiformes.

Kentish plover taxonomy

The Charadriidae is the family of dotterels and lapwings. The family Charadriidae was first introduced by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820.

The Charadriidae comprises two subfamilies, Vanellinae and Charadriinae. The subfamily comprises eight genera, viz., Pluvialis, Thinornis, Elseyornis, Peltohyas, Anarhynchus, Phegornis, Oreopholus and Charadrius.

The genus Charadrius was 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 genus Charadrius comprises about 31 species including Charadrius alexandrinus. The species Charadrius alexandrinus was first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1758.

The species Charadrius alexandrinus includes three subspecies, namely, C. a. alexandrinus Linnaeus, 1758, C. a. nihonensis Deignan, 1941 and E. J. O. Hartert & A. C. Jackson, 1915 .
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Charadrius alexandrinus
Species:C. alexandrinus
Genus:Charadrius
Subfamily:-
Family:Charadriidae
Order:Charadriiformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Kentish plover - Charadrius alexandrinus
1.Kentish plover - Charadrius alexandrinus 365
Photo by Alnus


Charadrius alexandrinus
2.Kentish plover - Charadrius alexandrinus
Photo by Elgollimoh

Charadrius alexandrinus
3.Kentish plover - Charadrius alexandrinus
Photo by Frank Vassen

Charadrius alexandrinus
4.Kentish plover - Charadrius alexandrinus
Photo by Karunakar Rayker

Charadrius alexandrinus
5.Kentish plover - Charadrius alexandrinus
Photo by Bogbumper

Charadrius alexandrinus
6.Kentish plover - Charadrius alexandrinus
Photo by Alnus

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7.Kentish plover - Charadrius alexandrinus
Photo by Vedant Kasambe

Charadrius alexandrinus
8.Kentish plover - Charadrius alexandrinus
Photo by Karunakar Rayker

Charadrius alexandrinus
9.Kentish plover - Charadrius alexandrinus
Photo by Didier Descouens
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1.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kentish_Plover_7848.jpg (cropped)
Author: Alnus | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 4/1/18
2.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gravelot_%C3%A0_collier_interrompu_Salines_de_Thyna_-_crop.jpg (cropped)
Author: Elgollimoh | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 4/1/18
3.Photo source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/42244964@N03/5583470700/ (cropped)
Author: Frank Vassen | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 4/1/18
4.Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/21932201@N04/4041619509 (cropped)
Author: Karunakar Rayker | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 4/1/18
5.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Charadrius_alexandrinus_0711.jpg (cropped)
Author: Bogbumper | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 4/1/18
6.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Charadrius_alexandrinus_P2068185.jpg (cropped)
Author: Alnus | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 4/1/18
7.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kentish_Plover_Charadrius_alexandrinus.JPG (cropped)
Author: Vedant Kasambe | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 4/1/18
8.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Charadrius_alexandrinus_Karnataka.jpg (cropped)
Author: Karunakar Rayker | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 4/1/18
9.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Charadrius_alexandrinus_MHNT.jpg (cropped)
Author: Didier Descouens | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 4/1/18
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