single black breast band; black eyestripe, head band (Spain; 2006-06-10)

Little Ringed Plover
Charadrius dubius

Native Range: Eurasia and Oriental Region

Notes: a Eurasian counterpart of North America's Semipalmated Plover; no sexual dimorphism; found almost exclusively in freshwater (as opposed to saltwater) environs.

two-toned bill; white throat, lower breast, and belly (Spain; 2006-06-10)