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All Photos of Order Charadriiformes (13 families, 186 species)

Chionidae: Sheathbills (1 species)
Snowy Sheathbill (Chionis albus)

Burhinidae: Thick-knees (5 species)
Water Thick-knee (Burhinus vermiculatus) Spotted Thick-knee (Burhinus capensis)
Peruvian Thick-knee (Burhinus superciliaris) Bush Thick-knee (Burhinus grallarius)
Beach Thick-knee (Esacus magnirostris)

Recurvirostridae: Stilts, Avocets (6 species)
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus) Pied Stilt (Himantopus leucocephalus)
Black Stilt (Himantopus novaezelandiae) Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus)
Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta) American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana)

Haematopodidae: Oystercatchers (8 species)
Pied Oystercatcher (Haematopus longirostris) South Island Oystercatcher (Haematopus finschi)
Variable Oystercatcher (Haematopus unicolor) Sooty Oystercatcher (Haematopus fuliginosus)
American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) African Oystercatcher (Haematopus moquini)
Blackish Oystercatcher (Haematopus ater) Black Oystercatcher (Haematopus bachmani)

Charadriidae: Plovers, Lapwings (30 species)
Black-bellied Plover (Pluvialis squatarola) American Golden-Plover (Pluvialis dominica)
Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) Blacksmith Lapwing (Vanellus armatus)
Crowned Lapwing (Vanellus coronatus) Gray-headed Lapwing (Vanellus cinereus)
Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus) Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles)
Pied Lapwing (Vanellus cayanus) Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis)
Andean Lapwing (Vanellus resplendens) Red-breasted Dotterel (Charadrius obscurus)
Lesser Sand-Plover (Charadrius mongolus) Greater Sand-Plover (Charadrius leschenaultii)
Double-banded Plover (Charadrius bicinctus) Kittlitz's Plover (Charadrius pecuarius)
Red-capped Plover (Charadrius ruficapillus) Malaysian Plover (Charadrius peronii)
Snowy Plover (Charadrius nivosus) Wilson's Plover (Charadrius wilsonia)
Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus) Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus)
Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius) Three-banded Plover (Charadrius tricollaris)
Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus)
Red-kneed Dotterel (Erythrogonys cinctus) Hooded Plover (Thinornis cucullatus)
Black-fronted Dotterel (Elseyornis melanops) Wrybill (Anarhynchus frontalis)

Thinocoridae: Seedsnipes (2 species)
Rufous-bellied Seedsnipe (Attagis gayi) Gray-breasted Seedsnipe (Thinocorus orbignyianus)

Rostratulidae: Painted-Snipes (1 species)
Greater Painted-Snipe (Rostratula benghalensis)

Jacanidae: Jacanas (5 species)
Lesser Jacana (Microparra capensis) African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus)
Comb-crested Jacana (Irediparra gallinacea) Northern Jacana (Jacana spinosa)
Wattled Jacana (Jacana jacana)

Scolopacidae: Sandpipers & Allies (55 species)
Upland Sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda) Bristle-thighed Curlew (Numenius tahitiensis)
Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) Long-billed Curlew (Numenius americanus)
Far Eastern Curlew (Numenius madagascariensis) Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica)
Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa) Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica)
Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
Black Turnstone (Arenaria melanocephala) Great Knot (Calidris tenuirostris)
Red Knot (Calidris canutus) Surfbird (Calidris virgata)
Ruff (Calidris pugnax) Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (Calidris acuminata)
Stilt Sandpiper (Calidris himantopus) Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea)
Temminck's Stint (Calidris temminckii) Long-toed Stint (Calidris subminuta)
Spoon-billed Sandpiper (Calidris pygmea) Red-necked Stint (Calidris ruficollis)
Sanderling (Calidris alba) Dunlin (Calidris alpina)
Rock Sandpiper (Calidris ptilocnemis) Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima)
Baird's Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii) Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla)
White-rumped Sandpiper (Calidris fuscicollis) Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Calidris subruficollis)
Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla)
Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus)
Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus) American Woodcock (Scolopax minor)
Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago) Wilson's Snipe (Gallinago delicata)
Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus) Wilson's Phalarope (Phalaropus tricolor)
Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus) Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius)
Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius)
Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria) Gray-tailed Tattler (Tringa brevipes)
Wandering Tattler (Tringa incana) Spotted Redshank (Tringa erythropus)
Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)
Willet (Tringa semipalmata) Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)
Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis) Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)
Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)

Glareolidae: Pratincoles, Coursers (2 species)
Double-banded Courser (Smutsornis africanus) Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola)

Stercorariidae: Skuas, Jaegers (2 species)
Parasitic Jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus) Long-tailed Jaeger (Stercorarius longicaudus)

Alcidae: Auks, Murres & Puffins (11 species)
Common Murre (Uria aalge) Thick-billed Murre (Uria lomvia)
Razorbill (Alca torda) Black Guillemot (Cepphus grylle)
Pigeon Guillemot (Cepphus columba) Parakeet Auklet (Aethia psittacula)
Least Auklet (Aethia pusilla) Crested Auklet (Aethia cristatella)
Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica) Horned Puffin (Fratercula corniculata)
Tufted Puffin (Fratercula cirrhata)

Laridae: Gulls, Terns & Skimmers (58 species)
Swallow-tailed Gull (Creagrus furcatus) Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)
Red-legged Kittiwake (Rissa brevirostris) Ivory Gull (Pagophila eburnea)
Sabine's Gull (Xema sabini) Bonaparte's Gull (Chroicocephalus philadelphia)
Andean Gull (Chroicocephalus serranus) Brown-hooded Gull (Chroicocephalus maculipennis)
Black-billed Gull (Chroicocephalus bulleri) Red-billed Gull (Chroicocephalus scopulinus)
Silver Gull (Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae) Gray-hooded Gull (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) Brown-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus)
Little Gull (Hydrocoloeus minutus) Laughing Gull (Leucophaeus atricilla)
Franklin's Gull (Leucophaeus pipixcan) Lava Gull (Leucophaeus fuliginosus)
Belcher's Gull (Larus belcheri) Olrog's Gull (Larus atlanticus)
Pacific Gull (Larus pacificus) Heermann's Gull (Larus heermanni)
Mew Gull (Larus canus) Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)
Western Gull (Larus occidentalis) Yellow-footed Gull (Larus livens)
California Gull (Larus californicus) Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)
Iceland Gull (Larus glaucoides) Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus)
Glaucous-winged Gull (Larus glaucescens) Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)
Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus)
Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus) Sooty Tern (Onychoprion fuscatus)
Bridled Tern (Onychoprion anaethetus) Aleutian Tern (Onychoprion aleuticus)
Little Tern (Sternula albifrons) Least Tern (Sternula antillarum)
Large-billed Tern (Phaetusa simplex) Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica)
Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia) Inca Tern (Larosterna inca)
Black Tern (Chlidonias niger) White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)
Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida) Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii)
White-fronted Tern (Sterna striata) Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)
Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea) Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri)
Snowy-crowned Tern (Sterna trudeaui) Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus)
Great Crested Tern (Thalasseus bergii) Sandwich Tern (Thalasseus sandvicensis)
Elegant Tern (Thalasseus elegans) Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)



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