Plovers
and Dotterels are wading birds. They are in the subfamily of Charadriinae consisting of the following 41 species distributed throughout the world.

Eurasian Golden Plover, Pluvialis apricaria
Pacific Golden Plover, Pluvialis fulva
American Golden Plover, Pluvialis dominica
Grey Plover or Black-bellied Plover, Pluvialis squatarola
New Zealand Dotterel or Red-breasted Plover, Charadrius obscurus
Ringed Plover, Charadrius hiaticula
Semipalmated Plover, Charadrius semipalmatus
Long-billed Plover, Charadrius placidus
Little Ringed Plover, Charadrius dubius
Wilson's Plover, Charadrius wilsonia
Killdeer, Charadrius vociferus
Piping Plover, Charadrius melodus
Black-banded Plover, Charadrius thoracicus
Kittlitz's Plover, Charadrius pecuarius
Saint Helena Plover, Charadrius sanctaehelenae
Three-banded Plover, Charadrius tricollaris
Forbes' Plover, Charadrius forbesi
Kentish Plover or Snowy Plover, Charadrius alexandrinus
Javan Plover, Charadrius (alexandrinus) javanicus
White-fronted Plover, Charadrius marginatus
Red-capped Plover, Charadrius ruficapillus
Malaysian Plover, Charadrius peronii
Chestnut-banded Plover, Charadrius pallidus
Collared Plover, Charadrius collaris
Puna Plover, Charadrius alticola
Double-banded Plover, Charadrius bicinctus
Two-banded Plover, Charadrius falklandicus
Lesser Sand Plover, Charadrius mongolus
Greater Sand Plover, Charadrius leschenaultii
Caspian Plover, Charadrius asiaticus
Oriental Plover, Charadrius veredus
Eurasian Dotterel, Charadrius morinellus
Rufous-chested Dotterel, Charadrius modestus
Mountain Plover, Charadrius montanus
Hooded Plover, Thinornis rubricollis
Shore Plover, Thinornis novaeseelandiae
Black-fronted Dotterel, Elseyornis melanops
Inland Dotterel, Peltohyas australis
Wrybill, Anarhynchus frontalis
Diademed Plover, Phegornis mitchellii
Tawny-throated Dotterel, Oreopholus ruficollis
Spur-winged Plover Vanellus miles
Blacksmith Plover Vanellus armatus
Egyptian Plover Pluvianus aegyptius





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