Black-banded Plover

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, sandy shores, intertidal marshes, and coastal saline lagoons. It is the world's smallest plover, at 25 g and 14 cm .

The Black-banded Plover is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

Black-banded Plover/ Madascan Plover; Charadrius pecuarius Temminck, 1823 - Kittlitz's Sand Plover: ... More

Order : Charadriiformes
Family : Charadriidae
Genus : Charadrius
Species : thoracicus
Authority : (Richmond, 1896)