Plovers (Charadriidae)

Hooded Plover (Charadrius rubricollis) - HBW 3, p. 439

French: Pluvier à camail German: Kappenregenpfeifer 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.

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