The Oriental Plovers, Charadrius veredus , also known as the Oriental Dotterel, is a medium-sized Charadriine plover closely related to the Caspian Plover
Adult male in breeding plumage: white face, throat, and fore-crown; grey-brown hind-crown, hind-neck, and back; belly white, demarcated with narrow black band and then broad chestnut breast band merging into white throat.
Female, juvenile, and non-breeding male: generally grey-brown upperparts and white belly; pale face with white streak above eye.
Measurements: length 21-25 cm; wingspan 46-53 cm; weight 95 g.
Breeding habitat: deserts, arid grasslands, and saltpans. Non-breeding habitat: grasslands, salt fields, and coastal areas.
Not well known.
With a large range and no evidence of significant population decline, this species’ conservation status is of Least Concern.