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Charadrius semipalmatus

Semipalmated plover

The semipalmated plover is a small plover. The genus name Charadrius is a Late Latin word for a yellowish bird mentioned in the fourth-century Vulgate. It derives from Ancient Greek kharadrios a bird found in ravines and river valleys. The specific semipalmatus is Latin and comes from semi, "half" and palma, "palm"

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Charadrius semipalmatus (Semipalmated plover) at Comerong Island, NSW - 5 Oct 2019 by Charles Dove
Charadrius semipalmatus (Semipalmated plover) at Comerong Island, NSW - 5 Oct 2019 by Charles Dove

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Semipalmated Plover - Shoahaven Heads
Semipalmated Plover - Shoahaven Heads
Semipalmated Plover - Shoahaven Heads

Species information

  • Charadrius semipalmatus Scientific name
  • Semipalmated plover Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive

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