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Javan plover (Charadrius javanicus)

Cerek jawa or Javan plover (Charadrius javanicus) is a type of animal in the Charadriidae, lake birds or shorebirds, 15 cm long, short and black in color, living near waters including coasts, lakes, rivers, reservoirs and sandy meadows.

C. javanicus has brown and white colors in males and females. The head is more reddish-brown, the legs are pale and the stripes on the chest are not black. The white color of the back collar usually does not connect. Iris brown, bill black, limbs gray olive green or pale brown.

Dlium Javan plover (Charadrius javanicus)


A soft, repeating sound in a single rising "kwiik" note. The sound of time flying or walking fast is a "tick" or "tick" or "chick". Live solitary or in small groups. Often mingles with other water birds. They eat crustaceans and sea worms.

Females produce up to three eggs, are pale brown in color with dark brown spots and patches, irregular and laid in shallow depressions on sand or gravel.



Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Charadriidae
Genus: Charadrius
Species: Charadrius javanicus

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