Scientific Name:

Anarhynchus pallidus


Chestnut-banded Plover


Chestnut-banded Plover Fact File

Distribution: Southern Africa

Conservation Status: Near Threatened

Subspecies: Two

C. p. venustus: southern Kenya, northern Tanzania

C. p. pallidus: south-western Angola and Namibia to Mozambique and north-central South Africa

Current conservation efforts





All photographs by Elis Simpson – Wader Quest