Puna plover

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Puna plover
Charadrius alticola - Puna Plover.jpg
Puna plover at Salar de Atacama, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Charadriidae
Genus: Charadrius
C. alticola
Binomial name
Charadrius alticola

The puna plover (Charadrius alticola) is a species of bird in the family Charadriidae. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru. Its natural habitats are freshwater lakes and saline marshes.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Charadrius alticola". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.