Family Plovers (Charadriidae)

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Common name Scientific name Videos Photos Sounds Status
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 86 121 2
LC
Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 36 61 3
LC
Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva 79 87 1
LC
American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica 25 33 2
LC
Tawny-throated Dotterel Oreopholus ruficollis 8 14 1
LC
Diademed Plover Phegornis mitchellii 22 27
NT
Eurasian Dotterel Eudromias morinellus 27 64 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 84 98 7
LC
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus 49 101 3
LC
Long-billed Plover Charadrius placidus 14 14
LC
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 125 166 6
LC
Wilson’s Plover Charadrius wilsonia 25 50 1
LC
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus 49 127 5
LC
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus 15 31
NT
Black-banded Plover Charadrius thoracicus 2 9
VU
Kittlitz’s Plover Charadrius pecuarius 13 32
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 29
LC
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus 40 125 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 56
LC
Malay Plover Charadrius peronii 17 23 1
NT
Chestnut-banded Plover Charadrius pallidus 1 12
NT
Collared Plover Charadrius collaris 22 36 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 42 2
LC
Greater Sandplover Charadrius leschenaultii 23 70
LC
Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus 8 16
LC
Oriental Plover Charadrius veredus 7 31
LC
Mountain Plover Charadrius montanus 5 9
NT
Rufous-chested Plover Charadrius modestus 8 24 1
LC
Hooded Plover Thinornis cucullatus 31 17
VU
Shore Plover Thinornis novaeseelandiae 3 5
EN
Black-fronted Dotterel Elseyornis melanops 26 49 3
LC
Pied Lapwing Hoploxypterus cayanus 32 23 3
LC
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 102 153 5
NT
Long-toed Lapwing Vanellus crassirostris 5 23
LC
Blacksmith Lapwing Vanellus armatus 15 68 2
LC
Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus 39 98 6
LC
River Lapwing Vanellus duvaucelii 13 23 3
NT
Black-headed Lapwing Vanellus tectus 14 25
LC
Yellow-wattled Lapwing Vanellus malabaricus 17 54 5
LC
White-headed Lapwing Vanellus albiceps 9 28
LC
Senegal Lapwing Vanellus lugubris 11 15 1
LC
Black-winged Lapwing Vanellus melanopterus 10 23
LC
Crowned Lapwing Vanellus coronatus 14 57 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 11
LC
Grey-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus 6 25 2
LC
Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus 53 186 8
LC
Javan Lapwing Vanellus macropterus 1
CR
Banded Lapwing Vanellus tricolor 10 15 1
LC
Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles 14 26 2
LC
Black-shouldered Lapwing Vanellus novaehollandiae 30 52 10
LC
Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius 10 43
CR
White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus 10 27 1
LC
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis 113 178 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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