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Plovers, Oystercatchers, Lapwings...

CICONIIFORMES - Suborder Charadrii - Families Charadriidae
This room displays photos of plovers and their relatives including oystercatchers, lapwings and avocets.

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Little Ringed Plover [1], Ko chidori or Charadrius dubius. photo: 12/2002, Okinawa, Japan. Grey-headed Lapwing, Keri or Vanellus cinereus. photo: 03/2003, Shiga, Japan. Northern Lapwing [1][2][3], Ta-Geri or Vanellus vanellus. photo: 03/2003, Shiga, Japan.

Pacific Golden-plover [1][2], Munaguro or Pluvialis fulva. photo: 05/2003, Ibaraki, Japan. Red-capped Plover [1], Akaeri Shiro Chidori or Charadrius ruficapillus. photo: 08/2003, Dawrin, NT, Australia. Black-winged Stilt [1], Seitaka Shigi or Himantopus himantopus. photo: 08/2003, Dawrin, NT, Australia.

Masked Lapwing [1][2][3], Zuguro Tosaka-Geri or Vanellus miles. photo: 08/2003, Dawrin, NT, Australia. Mongolian Plover [1], Medai Chidori or Charadrius mongolus. photo: 08/2003, Dawrin, NT, Australia. Sooty Oystercatcher [1][2], Oosutoraria Kuro Miyakodori or Haematopus fuliginosus. photo: 09/2003, 2 Peoples' Bay, WA, Australia.

Pied Oystercatcher [1][2][3], Oosutoraria Miyakodori or Haematopus longirostris. photo: 09/2003, Augusta, WA, Australia. Hooded Plover [1][2], Zuguro Chidori or Thinornis rubricollis. photo: 09/2003, WA, Australia. Red-capped Plover [2], Akaeri Shiro Chidori or Charadrius ruficapillus. photo: 09/2003, Busselton, WA, Australia.

Northern Lapwing [5][6], Ta-Geri or Vanellus vanellus. photo: 01/2004, Niigata, Japan. Kentish Plover [1][2], Shiro chidori or Charadrius alexandrinus. photo: 04/2004, Yamaguchi, Japan. Grey Plover [1], Daizen or Pluvialis squatarola. photo: 04/2004, Yamaguchi, Japan.

Collared Plover, Kuroobi Chidori or Charadrius collaris. photo: 08/2004, Overbridge, Suriname. Semipalmated Plover, Mizukaki Chidori or Charadrius semipalmatus. photo: 08/2004, Weg naar Zee, Suriname. Crowned Lapwing [1][2][3], Oukan-Geri or Vanellus coronatus. photo: 08/2005, Etosha, Namibia.

Crowned Lapwing [4], Oukan-Geri or Vanellus coronatus. photo: 08/2005, Etosha, Namibia. Blacksmith Lapwing [1], Shirokuro-Geri or Vanellus armatus. photo: 08/2005, Etosha, Namibia. Wattled Lapwing, Tosaka-Geri or Vanellus senegallus. photo: 08/2005, Divundu, Namibia.

Blacksmith Lapwing [2][3], Shirokuro-Geri or Vanellus armatus. photo: 08/2005, Divundu, Namibia. Water Thick-knee [1][2], Mizube Ishi Chidori or Burhinus vermiculatus. photo: 08/2005, Divundu, Namibia. White-fronted Plover [1][2][3], Shirobitai Chidori or Charadrius marginatus. photo: 08/2005, Cape Cross, Namibia.

Pied Avocet [1][2][3], Sorihashi Seitaka Shigi or Recurvirostra avosetta. photo: 09/2005, Walvis Bay, Namibia. Grey Plover [2][3], Daizen or Pluvialis squatarola. photo: 09/2005, Walvis Bay, Namibia. Three-banded Plover [1][2][3], Misuji Chidori or Charadrius tricollaris. photo: 09/2005, Daan Viljoen GR, Namibia.

Kittlitz's Plover, Hime Chidori or Charadrius pecuarius. photo: 09/2005, Klein Windhoek, Namibia. Little Ringed Plover [2][3], Ko chidori or Charadrius dubius. photo: 07/2006, Okinawa, Japan. Mongolian Plover [2][3][4], Medai Chidori or Charadrius mongolus. photo: 09/2006, hat chao mai NP, Thailand.

Kentish Plover [3][4], Shiro Chidori or Charadrius alexandrinus. photo: 12/2006, Chiba, Japan. Grey Plover [4][5][6], Daizen or Pluvialis squatarola. photo: 12/2006, Chiba, Japan. Black-necked Stilt [1][2][3], Kuroeri Seitaka Shigi or Himantopus mexicanus. photo: 07/2007, O'ahu, Hawaii.

Water Thick-knee [3], Mizube Ishi Chidori or Burhinus vermiculatus. photo: 08/2007, Loango NP, Gabon. Kentish Plover [5], Shiro Chidori or Charadrius alexandrinus. photo: 08/2007, Loango NP, Gabon. White-headed Lapwing [1][2], Shirogashira Tosaka-Geri or Vanellus albiceps. photo: 08/2007, Lopé, Gabon.

Kentish Plover [6][7][8], Shiro Chidori or Charadrius alexandrinus. photo: 11/2007, Qingluo, Penghu Islands, Taiwan. Black-winged Stilt [2][3][4], Seitaka Shigi or Himantopus himantopus. photo: 11/2007, Neian, Penghu Islands, Taiwan. Grey Plover [7][8][9], Daizen or Pluvialis squatarola. photo: 11/2007, Qingluo, Penghu Islands, Taiwan.

Mongolian Plover (battle) [5][6][7], Medai Chidori or Charadrius mongolus. photo: 11/2007, Qingluo, Penghu Islands, Taiwan. Mongolian Plover [8][9][10], Medai Chidori or Charadrius mongolus. photo: 11/2007, Qingluo, Penghu Islands, Taiwan. Pacific Golden-plover [3][4][5], Munaguro or Pluvialis fulva. photo: 11/2007, Dongwei, Penghu Islands, Taiwan.

Black-winged Stilt [5][6], Seitaka Shigi or Himantopus himantopus. photo: 11/2007, Caiyuan, Penghu Islands, Taiwan. Mongolian Plover [11], Medai Chidori or Charadrius mongolus. photo: 11/2007, Dongwei, Penghu Islands, Taiwan. Eurasian Oystercatcher [1][2][3][4][5], Miyakodori or Haematopus ostralegus. photo: 11/2007, Fukuoka, Japan.

Little Ringed Plover [4], Ko chidori or Charadrius dubius. photo: 06/2008, Tokyo, Japan. Northern Lapwing [7][8], Ta-Geri or Vanellus vanellus. photo: 01/2009, Kagoshima, Japan. Long-billed Plover [1][2][3], Ikaru chidori or Charadrius placidus. photo: 01/2009, Kagoshima, Japan.

Grey Plover [10][11], Daizen or Pluvialis squatarola. photo: 02/2009, Lake Ismarida, Greece. Northern Lapwing [9][10][11], Ta-Geri or Vanellus vanellus. photo: 02/2009, Lake Ismarida, Greece. Pied Avocet [4][5], Sorihashi Seitaka Shigi or Recurvirostra avosetta. photo: 02/2009, Lake Ismarida, Greece.

Northern Lapwing [12][13], Ta-Geri or Vanellus vanellus. photo: 02/2009, Evros Delta, Greece. Little Ringed Plover [5][6][7], Ko chidori or Charadrius dubius. photo: 05/2009, Oki Islands, Shimane, Japan. Little Ringed Plover [8], Ko chidori or Charadrius dubius. photo: 08/2010, Camargue, France.

Black-winged Stilt [7], Seitaka Shigi or Himantopus himantopus. photo: 08/2010, Camargue, France. Kentish Plover [9], Shiro Chidori or Charadrius alexandrinus. photo: 08/2010, Camargue, France. Common Ringed Plover [1], Hajiro Ko chidori or Charadrius hiaticula. photo: 08/2010, Camargue, France.

Northern Lapwing [14], Ta-Geri or Vanellus vanellus. photo: 08/2010, Camargue, France. Kentish Plover [10], Shiro Chidori or Charadrius alexandrinus. photo: 12/2010, Tokushima, Japan. Grey Plover [12], Daizen or Pluvialis squatarola. photo: 12/2010, Tokushima, Japan.

Long-billed Plover [4], Ikaru chidori or Charadrius placidus. photo: 12/2010, Tokushima, Japan. Grey Plover [13], Daizen or Pluvialis squatarola. photo: 02/2011, Djibouti City, Djibouti. Common Ringed Plover [2], Hajiro Ko chidori or Charadrius hiaticula. photo: 02/2011, Djibouti City, Djibouti.

Eurasian Oystercatcher [2], Miyakodori or Haematopus ostralegus. photo: 02/2011, Djibouti City, Djibouti. Kentish Plover [11], Shiro Chidori or Charadrius alexandrinus. photo: 04/2011, Hiroshima, Japan. Little Ringed Plover [9], Ko chidori or Charadrius dubius. photo: 04/2011, Hiroshima, Japan.

Little Ringed Plover [10], Ko chidori or Charadrius dubius. photo: 06/2011, Kagawa, Japan. Black-winged Stilt [8], Seitaka Shigi or Himantopus himantopus. photo: 07/2011, Anamaduwa, Sri Lanka. Red-wattled Lapwing, Indo Tosaka-Geri or Vanellus indicus. photo: 07/2011, Anamaduwa, Sri Lanka.

Eurasian Thick-knee, Ishi Chidori or Burhinus œdicnemus. photo: 07/2011, Minneriya NP, Sri Lanka. Kentish Plover [12], Shiro Chidori or Charadrius alexandrinus. photo: 07/2011, Minneriya NP, Sri Lanka. Great Thick-knee, Sorihashi Oo Ishi Chidori or Burhinus recurvirostris. photo: 08/2011, Yala NP., Sri Lanka.

Yellow-wattled Lapwing, Ki Tosaka-Geri or Vanellus malarbaricus. photo: 08/2011, Yala NP., Sri Lanka. Pacific Golden-plover [6], Munaguro or Pluvialis fulva. photo: 08/2011, Yala NP., Sri Lanka. Common Ringed Plover [3], Hajiro Ko Chidori or Charadrius hiaticula. photo: 09/2011, Analipsi, Crete, Greece.

Mongolian Plover [12], Medai Chidori or Charadrius mongolus. photo: 09/2011, Saga, Japan. Kentish Plover [13], Shiro Chidori or Charadrius alexandrinus. photo: 09/2011, Saga, Japan. Grey Plover [14], Daizen or Pluvialis squatarola. photo: 09/2011, Saga, Japan.

Pacific Golden-plover [7], Munaguro or Pluvialis fulva. photo: 02/2012, Kita Daito Island, Japan. Pacific Golden-plover [8], Munaguro or Pluvialis fulva. photo: 02/2012, Djibouti City, Djibouti. Common Ringed Plover [4], Hajiro Ko chidori or Charadrius hiaticula. photo: 02/2012, Djibouti City, Djibouti.

Little Ringed Plover [11], Ko chidori or Charadrius dubius. photo: 04/2012, Yamaguchi, Japan. Little Ringed Plover [12], Ko chidori or Charadrius dubius. photo: 08/2012, Gün-Galuut NR, Mongolia. Northern Lapwing [15], Ta-Geri or Vanellus vanellus. photo: 08/2012, Gün-Galuut NR, Mongolia.

Kentish Plover [14], Shiro chidori or Charadrius alexandrinus. photo: 08/2012, Bayanzag, Mongolia. Northern Lapwing [16], Ta-Geri or Vanellus vanellus. photo: 11/2012, Yamaguchi, Japan. Grey Plover [15], Daizen or Pluvialis squatarola. photo: 11/2012, Yamaguchi, Japan.

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