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Bird Hooded Pluver (Thinornis rubricollis)


John McDouall Stuart
Aug 5, 2011
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Scientific name: Thinornis rubricollis

Common Name: Hooded Plover

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Charadriidae

Other Names: Hooded Dotterel, Hoody.

Distribution: Not common, but can be found on the coast throughout Southern Australia and Tasmania.

Habitat: Sandy beaches.

Field Notes: Black head, white nape, white underparts, red eye ring, pink legs.

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