Family Plovers (Charadriidae) | the Internet Bird Collection

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Common name Scientific name Videos Photos Sounds Status
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 120 222 3
LC
Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 47 101 3
LC
Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva 89 125 1
LC
American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica 29 59 2
LC
Tawny-throated Dotterel Oreopholus ruficollis 13 17 1
LC
Diademed Plover Phegornis mitchellii 28 46
NT
Eurasian Dotterel Eudromias morinellus 32 96 2
LC
Northern Red-breasted Plover Charadrius aquilonius 151 31 5
NT
Southern Red-breasted Plover Charadrius obscurus 2 6
CR
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 120 188 8
LC
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus 62 152 3
LC
Long-billed Plover Charadrius placidus 14 19
LC
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 153 265 7
LC
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia 31 79 1
LC
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus 63 176 5
LC
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus 16 42 1
NT
Black-banded Plover Charadrius thoracicus 2 16
VU
Kittlitz's Plover Charadrius pecuarius 19 58
LC
St Helena Plover Charadrius sanctaehelenae 8 4
VU
African Three-banded Plover Charadrius tricollaris 21 72
LC
Madagascar Three-banded Plover Charadrius bifrontatus 1 9
LC
Forbes's Plover Charadrius forbesi 1 17
LC
White-fronted Plover Charadrius marginatus 16 43
LC
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus 55 208 1
LC
White-faced Plover Charadrius dealbatus 26 18 1
DD
Snowy Plover Charadrius nivosus 20 39
NT
Javan Plover Charadrius javanicus 12 36
NT
Red-capped Plover Charadrius ruficapillus 38 69
LC
Malay Plover Charadrius peronii 19 36 1
NT
Chestnut-banded Plover Charadrius pallidus 5 15
NT
Collared Plover Charadrius collaris 31 61 2
LC
Puna Plover Charadrius alticola 11 21
LC
Two-banded Plover Charadrius falklandicus 12 34 1
LC
Double-banded Plover Charadrius bicinctus 47 31 1
LC
Lesser Sandplover Charadrius mongolus 39 95 2
LC
Greater Sandplover Charadrius leschenaultii 28 120 1
LC
Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus 9 36
LC
Oriental Plover Charadrius veredus 7 42
LC
Mountain Plover Charadrius montanus 5 9
NT
Rufous-chested Plover Charadrius modestus 10 36 1
LC
Hooded Plover Thinornis cucullatus 32 29
VU
Shore Plover Thinornis novaeseelandiae 3 9
EN
Black-fronted Dotterel Elseyornis melanops 40 54 3
LC
Pied Lapwing Hoploxypterus cayanus 35 47 3
LC
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 154 252 11
NT
Long-toed Lapwing Vanellus crassirostris 7 42
LC
Blacksmith Lapwing Vanellus armatus 18 101 2
LC
Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus 50 149 7
LC
River Lapwing Vanellus duvaucelii 16 42 4
NT
Black-headed Lapwing Vanellus tectus 15 39
LC
Yellow-wattled Lapwing Vanellus malabaricus 21 91 6
LC
White-headed Lapwing Vanellus albiceps 9 43
LC
Senegal Lapwing Vanellus lugubris 13 21 1
LC
Black-winged Lapwing Vanellus melanopterus 10 33
LC
Crowned Lapwing Vanellus coronatus 17 87 1
LC
Wattled Lapwing Vanellus senegallus 23 79 3
LC
Spot-breasted Lapwing Vanellus melanocephalus 17 22 1
LC
Brown-chested Lapwing Vanellus superciliosus 9 11
LC
Grey-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus 7 40 2
LC
Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus 61 243 17
LC
Javan Lapwing Vanellus macropterus 1
CR
Banded Lapwing Vanellus tricolor 10 23 1
LC
Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles 26 59 4
LC
Black-shouldered Lapwing Vanellus novaehollandiae 36 48 10
LC
Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius 10 65
CR
White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus 15 76 1
LC
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis 133 232 16
LC
Andean Lapwing Vanellus resplendens 27 38 1
LC
Red-kneed Dotterel Erythrogonys cinctus 35 38 1
LC
Inland Dotterel Peltohyas australis 18 16 1
LC
Wrybill Anarhynchus frontalis 63 35 1
VU