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Species profile—Thinornis cucullatus (hooded plover)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Charadriidae (lapwings, plovers and dotterels) → Thinornis cucullatus (hooded plover)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Charadriidae (lapwings, plovers and dotterels)
Scientific name
Thinornis cucullatus (Vieillot, 1818)
Common name
hooded plover
WildNet taxon ID
19465
Synonym(s)
Thinornis rubricollis
Charadrius rubricollis
Alternate name(s)
hooded dotterel
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Vulnerable
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
Yes
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Marine & Terrestrial

Other resources

Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT)
Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=19465

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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