Order Charadriiformes

Family Pluvianidae

Egyptian Plover
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Traditionally placed within Glareolidae; phylogenetic data confirm its distinctiveness, and indicate that it is distant from that family, being sister to the plover and oystercatcher/stilt/avocet clades#R.

  • 1 genus, 1 species, 1 taxon.

Recommended citation

(2019). Egyptian Plover (Pluvianidae). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/467069 on 7 December 2019).