Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: White-fronted Plover

White-fronted Plover Charadrius marginatus

Described by: Vieillot (1818)
Alternate common name(s): White-fronted Sandplover, White-fronted Sand Plover
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


South Africa - Sep, 2001 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Umhlanga Lagoon, South Africa - Jul 8, 2004 © Alan Manson  Umhlanga Lagoon, South Africa - Jul 8, 2004 © Alan Manson  Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Jul 11, 2006 © Alan Manson 
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Coastal and river valleys of Africa s. of the Sahara;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Africa s. of the Sahara in Senegambia, s. Mali, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, se. Niger, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, n. Angola and n. in sw. Central African Republic, Chad, Ethiopia, s. Somalia, n. Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Botswana and n. Mozambique.
(2) S. Angola and Namibia to sw. South Africa (Cape Province).
(3) S. Mozambique to sw. South Africa (Natal, Cape Province).
(4) Madagascar.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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