Dromas ardeola (Crab Plover)

Crab Plover

Dutch: Krabplevier

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Dromadidae
Genus: Dromas
Species: Dromas ardeola

Many thanks to the Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt, for allowing us to photograph this specimen.

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

Length: 108 mm
Length cranium: 43 mm
Width (cranium): 29 mm
Height (cranium): 24 mm