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Showing Family Charadriidae between Cairns and Cape Tribulation

Family Charadriidae

Greater sand plover

Greater sand plover
Charadrius leschenaultii

This small wader can often be spotted along the intertidal areas between Cairn and Cape Tribulation hunting for food.

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Masked Lapwing Plover

Masked Lapwing Plover
Vanellus miles

Often maligned for their bold (and aggressively defensive) nesting habits, Lapwing Plovers are usually shy and harmless.

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