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Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus   - With prey
Lesser Sand Plover
Photographer : © Prosenjit Singha Deo
Location :Jharkhali, Sundarbans, West Bengal, India
Date : 7 October 2018
English synonyms:Lesser Sandplover, Sand Plover, Lesser Plover, Short-Billed Sand Plover, Mogolian Sand Plover, Mongolian Plover, Mongolian Dotterel, Mongolian Sand-Dotterel, Tibetan Plover (atrifrons, schaeferi), Siberian Plover (mongolus, stegmanni), Lesser Sand Dotterel
Bird Family :Charadriinae - Plovers, Dotterels & Lapwings
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Earthworms obviously do not occur in these saline mudflats of the Sundarbans. Locally, these worms are called nona jonk or salt leech. Can anyone tell me more general names for these worms? - PSD
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