Two-banded plover

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Not to be confused with double-banded plover.
Two-banded plover
Charadrius falklandicus nonbreeding.jpg
Non-breeding
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Charadriidae
Genus: Charadrius
Species: C. falklandicus
Binomial name
Charadrius falklandicus
Latham, 1790

The two-banded plover (Charadrius falklandicus) is a species of bird in the family Charadriidae. It breeds in Argentina, Chile and the Falkland Islands. Part of the population migrates north in winter with some birds reaching Uruguay and southern Brazil.

Its natural habitats are freshwater lakes, saline marshes, rocky shores, and sandy shores.

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