Two-banded plover

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Two-banded plover
Charadrius falklandicus nonbreeding.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Charadriidae
Genus: Charadrius
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.


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