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They are small to medium-sized birds with compact bodies, short, thick necks and long, usually pointed, wings, but most species of lapwing may have more rounded wings. Their bill are usually straight (except for the Wrybill) and short, their toes are short, hind toe could be reduced or absent, depending on species. Most Charadriidae also have relatively short tails, the Killdeer is the exception. In most genera, the sexes are similar, very little sexual dimorphism occurs between sexes. They range in size from the Collared Plover, at 26 grams and 14 cm (5.5 inches), to the Masked Lapwing, at 368 grams (13 oz) and 35 cm (14 inches)

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Charadrius alexandrinus - Kentish PloverCharadrius dubius - Little Ringed PloverCharadrius mongolus - Lesser Sand PloverCharadrius ruficapillus - Red-capped PloverElseyornis melanops - Black-fronted DotterelErythrogonys cinctus - Red-kneed DotterelPeltohyas australis - Inland DotteralPluvialis fulva - Pacific Golden PloverThinornis rubricollis - Hooded DotterelVanellus duvaucelii - River LapwingVanellus indicus - Red-wattled LapwingVanellus malabaricus - Yellow-wattled LapwingVanellus miles - Masked LapwingVanellus tricolor - Banded Lapwing