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Thinornis cucullatus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Charadriidae Family
 19 – 23 cm (Wingspan 36 – 44 cm ) Length
Marine intertidal, Grassland & wetlands. Between Endemic to Austrailia:- New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Austrailia, Kangaroo Island. Habitat
2/3 Eggs, laid in a scrape.  Incubation 27-31 days by both parents. Fledging  about 35 days Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Food  
3128 - TSN: 559179 - Sub-species World Number
Near Threatened Status

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AKA:- Czech: Kulík cernohlavý, kulík černohlavý
Danish: Hćtteprćstekrave
German: Gürtelregenpfeifer, Kappenregenpfeifer, Mönchsregenpfeifer
English: Australian Plover, Hooded Dotterel, Hooded Plover
Spanish: Chorlitejo Encapuchado, Chorlito Encapuchado
Estonian: mustpea-tüll
Finnish: Mustapäätylli
French: Gravelot ŕ camail, Pluvier ŕ camail
Italian: Corriere dal cappuccio, Corriere monaco
Japanese: zugurochidori
Japanese: ズグロチドリ
Latin: Charadrius cuculatus, Charadrius cucullatus, Charadrius rubricollis, Thinocorus cucullatus, Thinornis cucullatus, Thinornis rubricollis
Dutch: Zwartkopplevier
Norwegian: Svarthodelo
Polish: sieweczka czarnoglowa, sieweczka czarnogłowa
Russian: Австралийский зуёк
Slovak: kulík kapucnový, kulík kapucňový
Swedish: Svarthuvad strandpipare
Chinese: 黑头鸻



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