Three-banded Plover (Charadrius tricollaris) - HBW 3, p. 431
French: Pluvier à triple collier
Spanish: Chorlitejo Tricollar
Other common names: Treble-banded/Three-banded/Tri-collared Plover/Sandplover
Taxonomy: Charadrius tricollaris Vieillot, 1818, Cape Town.
Sometimes considered conspecific with C. forbesi; probably best considered to form superspecies. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- tricollaris Vieillot, 1818 - Ethiopia to Tanzania and Gabon, and S to South Africa; non-breeding also around L Chad.
- bifrontatus Cabanis, 1882 - Madagascar.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 13 videos
Foraging bird Locality Weenen, KwaZulu Natal Province, South Africa
Roland Bischoff 15 November 2011 1 year ago 36 sec 4.7
Different close views of a bird at the water's edge Locality Ndumo Game Reserve, KwaZulu Natal Province, South Africa (ssp tricollaris)
Dave Jackson 31 December 2001 5 years ago 25 sec 4.5
A juvenile feeding on a marsh. Locality Debre Libanos, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (ssp tricollaris)
Josep del Hoyo 24 November 2005 7 years ago 40 sec 4.4
An adult feeding on a little torrent. Locality Debre Libanos, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (ssp tricollaris)
Josep del Hoyo 24 November 2005 7 years ago 36 sec 4.1
Bird running around on damp mud forgaing Locality Avis Dam, Windhoek, Khomas Region, Namibia (ssp tricollaris)
Desmond Allen 22 August 2013 10 weeks ago 20 sec 4
Views of a bird in a pond shore Locality Kruger National Park, South Africa
Juan Sanabria 1 August 2013 2 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 38 sec 3.8
PhotosSee all 24 photos
A bird walking in the wadi
Krzysztof Blachowiak 27 November 2009 1 year ago 4.1
Adult feeding in a small pond
Locality Warmquelle, Kunene Region, Namibia
Marco Valentini 22 August 2013 11 weeks ago 4
On the shore. Dorsal view.
Locality Awassa Lake, SNNPR Region, Ethiopia (ssp tricollaris)
Fran Trabalon 20 November 2012 22 weeks ago 4
An adult foraging on a rocky stream bed.
Locality Jemmu Valley, Ethiopia (ssp tricollaris)
David Beadle 7 February 2009 45 weeks ago 4
Three-banded Polver Red Beak black Tip Yellow eye with red circle
Locality Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
HGhiold 26 October 2012 1 year ago 4
A bird in the Olifants riverbed at Balule
Locality Kruger National Park, South Africa
Ghislain Gosse 15 October 2006 3 years ago 4
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