Family Plovers (Charadriidae)

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Common name Scientific name Videos Photos Sounds Status
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 86 119 2
LC
Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 36 60 3
LC
Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva 68 85 1
LC
American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica 25 33 2
LC
Tawny-throated Dotterel Oreopholus ruficollis 8 13 1
LC
Diademed Plover Phegornis mitchellii 22 27
NT
Eurasian Dotterel Eudromias morinellus 27 59 2
LC
Northern Red-breasted Plover Charadrius aquilonius 59 24 4
NT
Southern Red-breasted Plover Charadrius obscurus 2 6
EN
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 83 94 7
LC
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus 49 93 3
LC
Long-billed Plover Charadrius placidus 14 13
LC
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 124 161 6
LC
Wilson’s Plover Charadrius wilsonia 25 49 1
LC
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus 49 126 5
LC
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus 15 30
NT
Black-banded Plover Charadrius thoracicus 2 9
VU
Kittlitz’s Plover Charadrius pecuarius 13 31
LC
St Helena Plover Charadrius sanctaehelenae 8 1
CR
African Three-banded Plover Charadrius tricollaris 13 46
LC
Madagascar Three-banded Plover Charadrius bifrontatus 1 1
LC
Forbes’s Plover Charadrius forbesi 1 8
LC
White-fronted Plover Charadrius marginatus 11 26
LC
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus 38 122 1
LC
White-faced Plover Charadrius dealbatus 26 16 1
DD
Snowy Plover Charadrius nivosus 19 30
NT
Javan Plover Charadrius javanicus 12 27
NT
Red-capped Plover Charadrius ruficapillus 33 55
LC
Malay Plover Charadrius peronii 17 23 1
NT
Chestnut-banded Plover Charadrius pallidus 1 12
NT
Collared Plover Charadrius collaris 22 34 1
LC
Puna Plover Charadrius alticola 10 16
LC
Two-banded Plover Charadrius falklandicus 10 28 1
LC
Double-banded Plover Charadrius bicinctus 40 22 1
LC
Lesser Sandplover Charadrius mongolus 33 39 2
LC
Greater Sandplover Charadrius leschenaultii 23 66
LC
Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus 8 16
LC
Oriental Plover Charadrius veredus 7 28
LC
Mountain Plover Charadrius montanus 5 9
NT
Rufous-chested Plover Charadrius modestus 8 23 1
LC
Hooded Plover Thinornis cucullatus 31 17
VU
Shore Plover Thinornis novaeseelandiae 3 5
EN
Black-fronted Dotterel Elseyornis melanops 25 48 3
LC
Pied Lapwing Hoploxypterus cayanus 32 22 3
LC
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 102 148 5
NT
Long-toed Lapwing Vanellus crassirostris 5 23
LC
Blacksmith Lapwing Vanellus armatus 15 66 2
LC
Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus 39 96 6
LC
River Lapwing Vanellus duvaucelii 13 23 3
NT
Black-headed Lapwing Vanellus tectus 13 24
LC
Yellow-wattled Lapwing Vanellus malabaricus 17 49 5
LC
White-headed Lapwing Vanellus albiceps 9 28
LC
Senegal Lapwing Vanellus lugubris 11 15 1
LC
Black-winged Lapwing Vanellus melanopterus 10 22
LC
Crowned Lapwing Vanellus coronatus 14 54 1
LC
Wattled Lapwing Vanellus senegallus 20 53 2
LC
Spot-breasted Lapwing Vanellus melanocephalus 16 14 1
LC
Brown-chested Lapwing Vanellus superciliosus 9 10
LC
Grey-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus 6 25 2
LC
Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus 53 184 8
LC
Javan Lapwing Vanellus macropterus 1
CR
Banded Lapwing Vanellus tricolor 10 15 1
LC
Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles 11 25 2
LC
Black-shouldered Lapwing Vanellus novaehollandiae 30 52 10
LC
Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius 10 43
CR
White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus 10 26 1
LC
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis 113 170 12
LC
Andean Lapwing Vanellus resplendens 18 25 1
LC
Red-kneed Dotterel Erythrogonys cinctus 27 22 1
LC
Inland Dotterel Peltohyas australis 15 9 1
LC
Wrybill Anarhynchus frontalis 49 27 1
VU

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