- Hooded Dotterel
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.
Hooded Plovers are locally nomadic - they do not migrate to other countries. They feed on insects, crabs and small bivalve molluscs.
Ocean sandy beaches and lakes.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Near Threatened