Egyptian plover (Pluvianus aegyptius)

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Egyptian plover description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderCharadriiformes
FamilyGlareolidae
GenusPluvianus (1)

Information on the Egyptian plover is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Crocodile-bird.
French
Pluvian d'Egypte.
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Egyptian plover status

Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (April, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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Egyptian plover portrait

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