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    On the presence of Long-billed Plovers Charadrius placidus in Rupa, Arunachal Pradesh in the summer months
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    The Long-billed Plover Charadrius placidus is a medium sized wader with a black breast band and brown cheeks. According to Grewal et al. (2002) C. Placidus is a rare winter visitor to the northern rivers and the Gujarat coast of India.Charadrius placidus has been observed in Rupa, in West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh not only in winters but throughout the year for a period of two years. In June-July 2010 three separate individuals were observed inhabiting the shingle banks of the river in Rupa and feeding in their typical solitary and unobtrusive fashion. This could mean that there is a breeding population of the long-billed plover Charadrius placidus in and around Rupa in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh.
    Greeshma M. (2011). Journal of Threatened Taxa 6(3) pp. 1862-1863; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2742.1862-3