Collared Plover (Charadrius collaris) - HBW 3, p. 433
French: Pluvier d'Azara
Spanish: Chorlitejo de Azara
Other common names: Azara's Sandplover
Taxonomy: Charadrius collaris Vieillot, 1818, Paraguay.
Shorter-winged population occurring from Mexico to N Brazil is by some authors considered subspecies gracilis. Monotypic.
Distribution: WC Mexico through Central America to W Colombia and W Ecuador, and E of Andes S to N Argentina; C Chile.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 21 videos
A bird running in a young river island Locality Sani Lodge, Sucumbios Province, Ecuador (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 29 August 2007 7 years ago 37 sec 4.4
A ventral view of a bird on a beach. Locality Matapica, Commewijne District, Suriname (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 21 April 2011 4 years ago 36 sec 4.3
A bird foraging in a young river island Locality Sani Lodge, Sucumbios Province, Ecuador (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 29 August 2007 7 years ago 46 sec 4.3
solitary bird walking on the sand road surrounded by flooded savanna Locality Hato El Cedral, Apure State, Venezuela
Thore Noernberg 18 July 2012 3 years ago 15 sec 4.3
A bird. Locality Pérez, Santa Fe Province, Argentina
Martin Manassero 15 November 2015 12 weeks ago 21 sec 4
In Colastiné stream Locality Arocena, Santa Fe Province, Argentina
Martin Manassero 21 June 2015 28 weeks ago 47 sec 4
PhotosSee all 31 photos
Male resting in a field enjoying early morning light
Locality Cochabamba, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia
Dubi Shapiro 14 November 2012 8 weeks ago 4.7
Locality Ayampe River mouth, Ayampe, Manabí Province, Ecuador
Lars Petersson 4 January 2014 41 weeks ago 4.7
Locality Paquisha, Zamora-Chinchipe Province, Ecuador
Lars Petersson 28 December 2013 41 weeks ago 4.5
Locality Ayampe, Manabí Province, Ecuador
Lars Petersson 4 January 2014 41 weeks ago 4.3
Solitary bird foraging along the shore.
Locality Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago
fayardmohammed 13 June 2011 4 years ago 4.2
perhaps adult in non breeding plumage or immature.
Locality Comandatuba Island, Una, Bahia State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 24 January 2016 1 week ago ADDED LAST MONTH 4