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  Red-capped Plover (Charadrius ruficapillus)

Red-capped Plover | Charadrius ruficapillus photo
Red-capped Plover, Moreton Island, Australia

Image by Glen Fergus - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

RED-CAPPED PLOVER FACTS



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Charadriidae
Genus:Charadrius
Species:ruficapillus
Common Name:Red-capped Plover

Relatives in same Genus
  Kentish Plover (C. alexandrinus)
  Inland Dotterel (C. australis)
  Double-banded Plover (C. bicinctus)
  Little Ringed Plover (C. dubius)
  Ringed Plover (C. hiaticula)
  Greater Sand Plover (C. leschenaultii)
  Lesser Sand Plover (C. mongolus)