Scientific Name:

Charadrius modestus


Rufous-chested Dotterel


Rufous-chested Dotterel Fact File

Distribution: Breeds South central & southern Chile and southern Argentina and Falkland Is. Winters north to northern Chile, northern Argentina, Uruguay and southern Brazil, occasionally farther north to Peru and southeast Brazil.

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Subspecies: None – Monotypic

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Current conservation efforts