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Showing Family Charadriidae between Cairns and Cape Tribulation

Family Charadriidae

Black-fronted dotterel

Black-fronted dotterel
Elseyornis melanops

A small wading plover found throughout much of Australia

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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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