Oriental Plover

Charadrius veredus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Lapwings and Plovers (Charadriidae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

CHAVER

ITIS

HEAD

Oriental Plover Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: White with some faint tan streaking.
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: White
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Oriental Plover Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 20-25 cm (8-10 in)
  • Weight: 96 g (3.4 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Barred or banded

FLIGHT

Oriental Plover Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 46-51 cm (18-20 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid brown.
  • Upper Tail: Brown
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Yellow
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