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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:8f1f6ed7-694a-4c50-bfae-fe8e78568e66

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

Data Links

JSON

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WMS

To use WMS services, copy and paste the following GetCapabilities URL into your OGC client (e.g. uDIG, ESRI ArcGIS)
http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=species:Thinornis rubricollis
For higher taxa, this will give you a hierarchical listing of layers for each taxon.

RDF

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Further details

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
Conservation status
WAPriority Four
IUCNNear Threatened
NSWCritically Endangered
SAVulnerable

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Description

The Hooded Dotterel is medium in size for a plover, stocky, and pale in color. Its length is 190���230 mm (7.5���9.1 in) and its wing-span 230���440 mm (9.1���17 in). 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. ... source: Wikipedia

Plovers are small to medium-sized shorebirds with short bills, large eyes and rounded heads. The Hooded Plover is a medium-sized, stocky, pale-coloured plover, 19 - 23 cm in length with a wing-span of 26 - 44 cm. It is unmistakable in having a prominent black hood and throat, a white collar, and a contrasting black-tipped red bill, a red eye-ring and short orange legs. ... source: Office of Environment and Heritage

Online resources

Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness - Sightings
Images, Occurrence record
Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Images, Occurrence record
Birds in Backyards
Distribution, Habitat, Diet, Reproduction, Similar Species, Distribution Map
Birdway
Images, Occurrence record
Citizen Science
Images, Occurrence record
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Images, Occurrence record
Flickr EOL
Images, Occurrence record
Museum Victoria provider for OZCAM
Images, Occurrence record
OZ Animals
Images, Occurrence record
Office of Environment and Heritage
Description, Distribution, Habitat, Threats, Images, Occurrence record
Wikipedia
Description, Distribution, Reference, Images, Occurrence record

Species Lists

Birds of Western Australia
Common name: Hooded Plover
Family: Charadriidae
State listed spp (non EPBC)
Birds Australia Sensitive Species List
Non-Passeriformes
Western Australia : Conservation Status / Sensitive Species Lists
category: P4
Museums Field Guide apps species profiles – vertebrates
Brief description: Black head, white nape, red ring around eye.
Description : Upper body brown-grey, underparts white. Head black, back of neck black with a wide white patch. Red ring around eye. Body up to 23 cm long.
Biology : Hooded Plovers are locally nomadic; they do not migrate to other countries. They feed on insects, crabs and small bivalve molluscs. There are two subspecies of Hooded Plover, both of which are threatened.
Habitat: Ocean sandy beaches and coastal lakes.
Native status: Native to Australia
Diet: Carnivore
Colours: grey white black
Distribution: Southern mainland Australia and Tasmania.
Habitat types: Terrestrial
Commercial species: False
Author credit: Museum Victoria Sciences Staff / Museum Victoria

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Thinornis rubricollis

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Charadrius rubricollis Gmelin, 1789 Gmelin, 1789
Charadrius cucullatus Vieillot, 1818 Vieillot, 1818
Published in: Vieillot, L.P. 1818. Nouveau Dictionnaire d'Histoire Naturelle, appliquée aux arts, principalement à l'Agriculture, à l'Écomomie rurale et domestique, à la Médecine, etc. Par une société de naturalistes et d'agriculteurs. Nouvelle Édition Paris : Déterville Vol. 27
Charadrius monachus Wagler, 1827 Wagler, 1827
Published in: Wagler, J.G. 1827. Systema Avium. Charadrius Stuttgart and Tubingen : J.G. Cottae
Charadrius cucullatus torbayi Mathews, 1912 Mathews, 1912
Published in: Mathews, G.M. 1912. Additions and corrections to my Reference List to the Birds of Australia. Austral Avian Rec. Vol. 1 (2) pp. 25-52
Charadrius cucullatus tregellasi Mathews, 1912 Mathews, 1912
Published in: Mathews, G.M. 1912. A Reference-List to the Birds of Australia. Novit. Zool. Vol. 18 pp. 171-455

Common Names

Common name Source
Hooded Plover
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Hooded Dotterel
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
class
AVES
order
CHARADRIIFORMES
family
CHARADRIIDAE
genus
Thinornis
species
Thinornis rubricollis  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Name references found in the TROVE - NLA

Genbank

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