Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: Red-breasted Dotterel
Red-breasted Dotterel Charadrius obscurus
Described by: Gmelin (1789)
Alternate common name(s): New Zealand Plover, Red-breasted Plover, New Zealand Dotterel
Old scientific name(s): Pluvialis obscura, Charadrius obscura, Pluviorhynchus obscurus
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Two widely separated populations;
(1) N. North Island from Aukland e. to Bay of Plenty and adjacent is.
(2) S. South Island and Stewart Is.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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