Diademed sandpiper-plover

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Diademed sandpiper-plover
Phegornis mitchellii 1849.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Charadriidae
Genus: Phegornis
G.R. Gray, 1846
Species: P. mitchellii
Binomial name
Phegornis mitchellii
(Fraser, 1845)

The diademed sandpiper-plover or diademed plover (Phegornis mitchellii) is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Phegornis.[2] It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland and swamps.[1]


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