Lichtenstein, Martin Heinrich Carl von (1780–1857) German traveller and ornithologist.

Named species:

C. modestus 1823 =Rufous-chested Dotterel Charadrius modestus

Œ.capensis 1823 = Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis

C. trifasciatus 1823 = Two-banded Plover Charadrius falklandicus

C. helveticus 1823 = Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola

Œ. macronemus 1842 = Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis

C. giganteus 1844 = Bush Thick-knee Burhinus grallarius

C. glaucopus 1844 = Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva

Œ. giganteus 1844 = Bush Thick-knee Burhinus grallarius