Genus: Charadrius (plovers -part)

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Species indigenous to southern Africa

Charadrius alexandrinus (Kentish plover) 

Charadrius asiaticus (Caspian plover) 

Charadrius dubius (Little ringed plover) 

Charadrius hiaticula (Common ringed plover, Ringed plover) 

Charadrius leschenaultii (Greater sand plover, Sand plover) 

Charadrius marginatus (White-fronted plover) 

Charadrius mongolus (Lesser sand plover, Mongolian plover) 

Charadrius pallidus (Chestnut-banded plover) 

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Charadrius pecuarius (Kittlitz's plover) 

Charadrius tricollaris (Three-banded plover) 

 
 

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