Eurasian Dotterel

Charadrius morinellus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Lapwings and Plovers (Charadriidae)

Code 4

EUDO

Code 6

CHAMOR

ITIS

HEAD

Eurasian Dotterel Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Capped, Unique pattern, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Gray-brown
  • Nape Color: Gray
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Eurasian Dotterel Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 20-23 cm (8-9 in)
  • Weight: 99 g (3.5 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray, Rufous or Rust
  • Underparts: Red brown edged in black and white lower belly.
  • Upperparts: Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid, Scaled or scalloped
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Eurasian Dotterel Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong swift direct flight on rapidly beating wings.
  • Wingspan Range: 43 cm (17 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Yellow
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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