Willet

Tringa semipalmata

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Code 4

WILL

Code 6

TRISEM

ITIS

HEAD

Willet Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to black.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Streaked, Eyering
  • Crown Color: Mottled brown and gray.
  • Forehead Color: Gray-brown and white streaked.
  • Nape Color: Mottled brown and gray.
  • Throat Color: White mottled with brown and gray.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Willet Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 33-41 cm (13-16 in)
  • Weight: 375 g (13.22 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray
  • Underparts: Mottled brown and gray.
  • Upperparts: Mottled brown and gray with white rump.
  • Back Pattern: Mottled
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Mottled

FLIGHT

Willet Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Short low flight with series of rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 61-79 cm (24-31 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: White with dark brown tip.
  • Under Tail: White with dark brown tip.
  • Leg Color: Blue-gray
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
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