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Genus: Charadrius

[edit] Description

[edit] Taxonomy

Charadrius is a genus in the family Charadriidae.

[edit] Eudromias vs. Charadrius

Some authorities (Sibley & Monroe, 1996) place Eurasian Dotterel (morinellus) in the monotypic genus Eudromias. However, Clements (2007) and Howard & Moore (2003) 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. 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


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