European Golden-Plover

Pluvialis apricaria

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Lapwings and Plovers (Charadriidae)

Code 4

EUGP

Code 6

PLUAPR

ITIS

HEAD

European Golden-Plover Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Black with small yellow spots.
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: Black with small tan spots.
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

European Golden-Plover Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 27-28 cm (10.5-11 in)
  • Weight: 213 g (7.5 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Black, Yellow
  • Underparts: Black
  • Upperparts: Black with small yellow spots.
  • Back Pattern: Spotted or speckled
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

European Golden-Plover Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 56-66 cm (22-26 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Spotted
  • Upper Tail: Black with small yellow spots.
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Black
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