A small plover found chiefly in Eurasia, with white underparts and a black collar, breeding on sand or shingle beaches.
- Genus Charadrius, family Charadriidae: three species, in particular Charadrius hiaticula
More example sentences
- The Killdeer is the largest of the ringed plovers, and the only plover in its range with a double breast band.
- Bird species to be seen include ringed plover, oystercatcher, redshank and little grebe.
- In the past week, sand martins, swallows, chiffchaffs, wheaters and ringed plovers have all been seen there.
Definition of ringed plover in:
- The British & World English dictionary