Scientific name:

Pluvianellus socialis 


Magellanic Plover


Magellanic Plover Fact File

Distribution: South America: south and central Argentina; and southern Chile

Conservation Status: Near Threatened

Subspecies: None – Monotypic

Further Reading: Single Species wader Families

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Current conservation efforts





All photographs by Elis Simpson – Wader Quest