Black-bellied Plover

Pluvialis squatarola

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Lapwings and Plovers (Charadriidae)

Code 4

BBPL

Code 6

PLUSQU

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HEAD

Black-bellied Plover Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: White with a gray to black patch.
  • Forehead Color: White with faint spotting.
  • Nape Color: White with faint spotting.
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Black-bellied Plover Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 29-33 cm (11.5-13 in)
  • Weight: 320 g (11.28 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black
  • Underparts: Black
  • Upperparts: Black and white.
  • Back Pattern: Mottled
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Black-bellied Plover Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong direct flight with powerful rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 56-64 cm (22-25 in)
  • Wing Shape: Long-Wings, Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Striped
  • Upper Tail: Black and white.
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Dark gray.
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