Plovers (Charadriidae)

Black-fronted Dotterel (Elseyornis melanops) - HBW 3, p. 440

French: Pluvier à face noire German: Schwarzstirn-Regenpfeifer Spanish: Chorlitejo Frentinegro
Other common names: Black-fronted Plover

Taxonomy: Charadrius melanops Vieillot, 1818, New South Wales.
Often included in genus Charadrius. Monotypic.

Distribution: Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand.