Charadriidae


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Noun1.Charadriidae - plover family
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Charadrii, suborder Charadrii - shorebirds: plovers; sandpipers; avocets; phalaropes; coursers; stone curlews
plover - any of numerous chiefly shorebirds of relatively compact build having straight bills and large pointed wings; closely related to the sandpipers
Charadrius, genus Charadrius - type genus of the Charadriidae: plovers
genus Pluvialis, Pluvialis - golden plovers
genus Vanellus, Vanellus - Eurasian lapwings
Arenaria, genus Arenaria - turnstones
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Charadriidae Charadrius marginatus White-fronted plover Vanellus spinosus Spur-winged lapwing 14.
semitotquatus T 2 Falco rufigularis C Psophiidae (1) Psophia viridis 1 2 Rallidae (2) Laterallus viridis T Porzana albicollis Charadriidae (1) Vanellus chilensis Scolopacidae (4) Gallinago paraguaiae T, C Tringa melanoleuca T fiavipes C T.
grus (Linnaeus), common crane I R Order Charadriiformes (shorebirds, gulls, auks, and allies) Family Charadriidae (plovers) Charadrius alexandrinus I R Linnaeus, snowy plover C.