Scientific Name:

Charadrius marginatus


White-fronted Plover


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Distribution: Widespread in Australia

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Subspecies: None – Monotypic

C. m. mechowi: Africa south of the Sahara south to northen Angola, Botswana, Zimbabwe and northern Mozambique
C. m. marginatus; south-western Angola to south-western South Africa
C. m. arenaceus: southern Mozambique to southern South Africa
C. m. tenellus: Madagascar

Current conservation efforts





All photographs by Elis Simpson – Wader Quest