Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: Collared Plover

Collared Plover Charadrius collaris

Described by: Vieillot (1818)
Alternate common name(s): Azara's Sandplover
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Kourou, French Guiana - Jul 28, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Rio Napo, Ecuador - Jan, 2007 © Kent Nickell  Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil - Aug, 2004 © Arthur Grosset  Laguna Manialtepec, Oaxaca, Mexico - Feb 3, 2004 © Michael G. Shepard  Orinoco River Delta, Venezuela - Jan 15, 2007 © Michael Todd 
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C. Central America s. to nw. and se. South America;
Two populations;
S. Mexico s. from Sinaloa and Veracruz to Panama and from Colombia to Venezuela, Netherland Antilles e. to Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Surinam and Guiana, Brazil (Bahia), and Uruguay to c. Argentina and w. of the Andes in w. Ecuador to nw. Peru s. to Lambayeque. A reletively small isolated population in c. Chile from Valparaiso s. to Malleco.


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


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