Charadrius xanthocheilus 1 2 3.
"Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by John MacGillivray
Charadrius spinosus is a rare visitor of the lakes near the Hawash.
"The Highlands of Ethiopia" by William Cornwallis Harris
Chandra Jennings of Morristown, New Jersey, captured this photo of a Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) a few years ago on Block Island, a well-known birding hotspot off the coast of Rhode Island.
Our plovers divide into two groups: the larger golden- plovers and Black-bellied Plover (genus Pluvialis), and the smaller "ringed" plovers (genus Charadrius).
Chordata Class: Aves Order: Charadriiformes Family: Charadriidae Genus: Charadrius.