Family Charadriidae

Anarhynchus - It lays its eggs among the rocks along rivers and distracts intruders by pretending to be in distress and moving away from its "nest".

Charadrius - Aegialites / Aegialitis

Elseyornis - Unlike many other wading birds, Black-fronted Dotterels retain the same plumage all year round, which makes identification easier.

Erythrogonys - Adults distinctively marked: Black cap or hood from bill, extending below eyes, merging at nape to grey-brown of back.

Oreopholus - The Tawny-throated Dotterel is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family.

Phegornis - The Diademed Sandpiper-plover is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family.

Pluvialis - Pluvialis is a genus of plovers, a group of wading birds.

Thinornis - Thinornis is a genus of plovers which consists of two extant species, both of which are threatened.

Vanellus - Afribyx Mathews, 1913 Anomalophrys Sharpe, 1896 Anitibyx Wolters, 1974 Belonopterus Reichenbach, and see text

Order : Charadriiformes
Family : Charadriidae