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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. obscurus Red-breasted Plover
C. mongolus Lesser Sand Plover
C. leschenaultii Greater Sand Plover
C. asiaticus Caspian Plover
C. collaris Collared Plover
C. alticola Puna Plover
C. falklandicus Two-banded Plover
C. bicinctus Double-banded Plover
C. pecuarius Kittlitz's Plover
C. ruficapillus Red-capped Plover
C. peronii Malaysian Plover
C. alexandrinus Kentish Plover
C. dealbatus White-faced Plover
C. nivosus Snowy Plover
C. javanicus Javan Plover
C. wilsonia Wilson's Plover
C. hiaticula Common Ringed Plover
C. semipalmatus Semipalmated Plover
C. placidus Long-billed Plover
C. melodus Piping Plover
C. thoracicus Madagascar Plover
C. dubius Little Ringed Plover
C. tricollaris Three-banded Plover
C. forbesi Forbes's Plover
C. marginatus White-fronted Plover
C. pallidus Chestnut-banded Plover
C. vociferus Killdeer
C. montanus Mountain Plover
C. veredus Oriental Plover
C. morinellus Eurasian Dotterel
C. sanctaehelenae St. Helena Plover
C. modestus Rufous-chested Dotterel