Hooded Plover (Charadrius rubricollis) - HBW 3, p. 439
French: Pluvier à camail
Spanish: Chorlito Encapuchado
Other common names: Hooded Dotterel
Taxonomy: Charadrius rubricollis Gmelin, 1789, Adventure Bay, Tasmania.
Recently placed by some authors in genus Thinornis with C. novaeseelandiae (see page 385). Monotypic.
Distribution: S Australia and Tasmania.
- Vulnerable Enlarge map
VideosSee all 22 videos
Two adults and two juveniles perched on rocks, bobbing their heads Locality Wonthaggi, Victoria, Australia (Monotypic species)
Nick Talbot 24 April 2007 8 years ago 1 sec 4.3
three running on beach Locality Adventure Bay, Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 23 January 2012 2 years ago 18 sec 4.3
an adult standing and searching for food Locality Denmark, Western Australia, Australia (Monotypic species)
tobes 1 January 2015 45 weeks ago 16 sec 4.3
An adult and a juvenile bird perched on rocks Locality Wonthaggi, Victoria, Australia (Monotypic species)
Nick Talbot 24 April 2007 8 years ago 19 sec 4.3
Two adults head-bobbing in a rocky area at high tide Locality Adelaide, South Australia, Australia (Monotypic species)
Philip Griffin 13 March 2004 10 years ago 34 sec 4
Two birds on shore of lake Locality Stirling Range National Park, Western Australia, Australia (Monotypic species)
Keith and Lynn Youngs 23 September 2015 3 hours ago ADDED TODAY! 30 sec 4
PhotosSee all 16 photos
Adult loafing on beach with 5 others of this species, vulnerable in Victoria; 5/6 ringed
Locality Bancoora Beach, Breamlea, Victoria, Australia (ssp cucullatus)
Ian Barker 12 September 2015 10 weeks ago 4.4
An adult with a leg band on a beach.
Locality Point Roadknight, Anglesea, Victoria, Australia (Monotypic species)
Nick Talbot 24 October 2015 3 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 4.4
One adult on the beach
Locality Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park, Western Australia, Australia
Rémi Bigonneau 29 March 2015 22 weeks ago 4.3
Walking on the beach
Locality Goolwa, South Australia, Australia
Peter Strauss 29 May 2011 4 years ago 4.1
A bird making a sand scrape with one of its feet.
Locality Black Rock, Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia (Monotypic species)
Nick Talbot 4 October 2015 6 weeks ago 4
One of a pair observed foraging on Killarney Beach on a blustery day
Locality Killarney Beach, Victoria, Australia
Ian Barker 6 September 2015 8 weeks ago 4
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