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Plovers, Killdeer, Oystercatcher, Stilt, Avocet

This page includes several families of shorebirds - the Plover/Killdeer sub-family (Charadriinae; family Charadriidae), the Oystercatcher family (Haematopodidae), and the Stilt/Avocet family (Recurvirostridae). These families, along with Sandpipers, Phalaropes, Gulls, Terns, and Alcids, are members of the order Charadriiformes. (Note: titles with an * have only a picture, not an article)

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