Hooded Plover

Thinornis cucullatus (Vieillot, 1818)

It has a black hood and throat with a white collar. Its red bill has a black tip. It has a red eye ring and orange legs, Underparts are white. Males and females are similar. Adults and juveniles are similar except the juveniles do not have the black head and hindneck, which are instead a sandy brown

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What habitats does Thinornis cucullatus live in?

Ocean beaches and subcoastal lagoons

What is the distribution of Thinornis cucullatus?

Southern Australia and Tasmania

How big does Thinornis cucullatus grow?

190 to 230 mm, wing-span 230 to 440 mm

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