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LE NEVE, Arnaud  and  MANZIONE, Mauricio. First record of the Lesser Sand Plover (Charadrius mongolus) in Argentina: a new species for the country and for South America. Hornero [online]. 2011, vol.26, n.2, pp.177-180. ISSN 0073-3407.

In this communication we provide the first record of the Lesser Sand Plover (Charadrius mongolus) in Argentina and South America. An adult male of the species in breeding plumage was observed and photographed on 30 March 2011 at Punta Rasa, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. The diagnostic plumage features of the bird refer to the mongolus subspecies group.

Keywords : Charadrius mongolus; First record; Punta Rasa; Vagrant.

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