Kentish Plover

Charadrius alexandrinus nihonensis

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Lapwings and Plovers (Charadriidae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

TRISTA

ITIS

HEAD

Kentish Plover Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to black.
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Black and reddish brown.
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: Red-brown
  • Throat Color: White with broken black ring.
  • Cere color: No Data

SPONSORED ADVERTISEMENTS

BODY

Kentish Plover Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 15-16 cm (6.1-6.49 in)
  • Weight: 48 g (1.69 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Brown, black and red-brown.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Kentish Plover Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight on rapidly beating wings.
  • Wingspan Range: 33-41 cm (13-16.14 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: White with broken black ring.
  • Upper Tail: Dark brown.
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Dark gray.
.
Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X