- Charadrius alticola
16·5–17·5 cm (6½-6¾ in)
- White face and forehead
- Black bill and legs
Freshwater lakes and saline marshes.
There is little information available, but it is known they eat small crustaceans.
When not breeding they feed in loose parties.
They lay 2-4 sandy-coloured eggs in short matted grass.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved Feb 2018)
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Puna Plover. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 2 March 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Puna_Plover