Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: Red-capped Plover

Red-capped Plover Charadrius ruficapillus

Described by: Temminck (1822)
Alternate common name(s): Red-capped Dotterel, Red-capped Sandplover
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Manly, Queensland, Queensland, Australia - Dec 22, 2002 © Tom Tarrant  Truganini Swamp, Altona, Victoria, Australia - 2002 © Paul Hackett  Mallacoota, Victoria, Australia - 1971 © Hans&Judy Beste  Australia - Aug, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Coorong National Park, South Australia, Australia - Feb, 2006 © Arthur Grosset 
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Australia and Tasmania;
Fragmented distribution;
Western Australia inland in the sw., Northern Territory, South Australia inland in the e. half, Victoria, New South Wales (Botany Bay and Lake Bathurst), Queensland and Tasmania. Possibly s. New Guinea.


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


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