SAND-PLOVERS, DOTTERELS, and RINGED PLOVERS.
No hind toe. Tarsi reticulated. Of small size. Often with black collar. Sexes alike. First quill longest. Upper plumage unspotted brown; below chiefly white in breeding season, the amount of black not exceeding a pectoral band. Almost cosmopolitan.
(i.) No white ring round the neck.