The Collared plover (Charadrius collaris) lives from central Mexico south to Chile and Argentina in the coast. It eats insects, crustaceans and other small invertebrates. The height is 18 cm (7 inches) and the heft 35 g.
Grayish brown bodies and breast-band black, tinged with rufous on crown, legs color yellow with a Sloping and broad forehead. Immature birds lack any black on the head. They have a sharp and dry whistle. The flight call is a sharp metallic pip.