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Category:Charadrius - BirdForum Opus

Little Ringed Plover using typical plover broken wing distraction display
Photo © by Digiscoper321
West Sweden, 12 June 2020

Genus: Charadrius



Charadrius is a genus in the family Charadriidae.

Eudromias vs. Charadrius

One authority (Sibley & Monroe, 1996) places Eurasian Dotterel (morinellus) in the monotypic genus Eudromias. However, most others place it within Charadrius and the Opus follows in this consensus.

Genus Charadrius viewedit
C. vociferus Killdeer
C. hiaticula Common Ringed Plover
C. semipalmatus Semipalmated Plover
C. melodus Piping Plover
C. cucullatus Hooded Plover
C. melanops Black-fronted Dotterel
C. novaeseelandiae Shore Plover
C. forbesi Forbes's Plover
C. tricollaris Three-banded Plover
C. dubius Little Ringed Plover
C. placidus Long-billed Plover