Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: Red-kneed Dotterel

Red-kneed Dotterel Erythrogonys cinctus

Described by: Gould (1838)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Charadrius cinctus


Lake Samsonvale, Queensland, Australia - Nov 24, 2002 © Tom Tarrant  Truganini Swamp, Altona, Victoria, Australia - 2002 © Paul Hackett  Cunnamulla, Queensland, Australia - Oct, 2008 © Hans&Judy Beste  Cunnamulla, Queensland, Australia - Oct, 2008 © Hans&Judy Beste  Menindee Lake, New South Wales, Australia - Mar, 2006 © Arthur Grosset 
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S. New Guinea and Australia;
Interior of Australia in w. Western Australia, Northern Territory, c. South Australia and sc. Queensland (Lake Bindegolly and Townsville Common Environmental Park) s. in New South Wales (Avalon Swamp and Leeton Swamp), Australian Capital Territory (Kelley's Swamp) and Victoria (Port Phillip Bay).
Moves to coastal areas during dry season.
Ranges to Tasmania and ex. s. New Guinea.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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