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Charadriidae - Plovers
 
       
Subfamily - Vanellinae    
 
       
  Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus monotypic
  * Long-toed Lapwing Vanellus crassirostris crassirostris  
  * Long-toed Lapwing Vanellus crassirostris leucoptera  
Updated - 06.09.15 Blacksmith Lapwing Vanellus armatus monotypic
  Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus monotypic
  Black-headed Lapwing Vanellus tectus tectus
  White-crowned Lapwing Vanellus albiceps monotypic
  Senegal Lapwing Vanellus lugubris monotypic
  Black-winged Lapwing Vanellus melanopterus minor
* Crowned Lapwing Vanellus coronatus coronatus
  * Crowned Lapwing Vanellus coronatus xerophilus
  African Wattled Lapwing Vanellus senegallus major
  Spot-breasted Lapwing Vanellus melanocephalus monotypic, endemic to Ethiopia
  Grey-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus monotypic
  Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus atronuchalis
  Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles novaehollandiae
  * Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis cayennensis
  * Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis lampronotus
  * Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis fretensis
 
       
Subfamily - Pluvialinae    
 
       
Updated - 06.09.15 Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva monotypic
  American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica monotypic
  Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola monotypic
 
       
Subfamily - Charadriinae    
 
       
  Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula tundrae
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus monotypic
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius dubius
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia cinnamominus
  Kittlitz's Plover Charadrius pecuarius monotypic
Updated - 06.09.15 Three-banded Plover Charadrius tricollaris tricollaris
  * White-fronted Plover Charadrius marginatus marginatus
  * White-fronted Plover Charadrius marginatus arenaceus
  Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus alexandrinus
  Malaysian Plover Charadrius peronii monotypic
Updated - 06.09.15 Chestnut-banded Plover Charadrius pallidus pallidus
  Two-banded Plover Charadrius falklandicus monotypic
  * Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus pamirensis
  * Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus schaeferi
  Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii crassirostris
Updated - 06.09.15 Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus monotypic
 
  Tawny-throated Dotterel Oreopholus ruficollis ruficollis single member of genus