Plovers (Charadriidae)

Puna Plover (Charadrius alticola) - HBW 3, p. 434

French: Pluvier du puna German: Punaregenpfeifer Spanish: Chorlitejo Andino
Other common names: Puna Two-banded Plover

Taxonomy: Ægialitis alticola Berlepsch & Stolzmann, 1902, Ingapirca, Junín, Peru.
Sometimes considered a subspecies of C. falklandicus. Monotypic.

Distribution: Puna zone of high Andes, from C Peru through NE Chile and W Bolivia to NW Argentina.

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