Little Ringed Plover

Charadrius dubius

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Lapwings and Plovers (Charadriidae)

Code 4

LRPL

Code 6

CHADUB

ITIS

HEAD

Little Ringed Plover Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown with a yellow eye ring.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Eyering, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Brown
  • Forehead Color: Black with white striped.
  • Nape Color: Brown with white collar edged in dark brown.
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Little Ringed Plover Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 15 cm (6 in)
  • Weight: 40 g (1.4 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Little Ringed Plover Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight; rapid wing beats, low over ground. May form small flocks of a dozen or so when moving or migrating.
  • Wingspan Range: 30-33 cm (12-13 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid with edging
  • Upper Tail: Brown
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Pink to pink-yellow
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