IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Rufous-chested plover

The rufous-chested plover or rufous-chested dotterel (Charadrius modestus) is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family. It breeds in southern parts of Argentina and Chile and on the Falkland Islands. Some birds migrate north in winter, reaching as far as Uruguay, southern Brazil and occasionally Peru. Its natural habitats are temperate grassland and sandy shores.



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