Hooded Plover
Thinornis cucullatus

Summary

It has a black hood and throat with a white collar. Its red bill has a black tip. It has a red eye ring and orange legs, Underparts are white. Males and females are similar. Adults and juveniles are similar except the juveniles do not have the black head and hindneck, which are instead a sandy brown


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Habitat

Ocean beaches and subcoastal lagoons

Distribution

Southern Australia and Tasmania

Size

190 to 230 mm, wing-span 230 to 440 mm

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This distribution guide is provided by The Atlas of Living Australia
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