Semipalmated Plover

Charadrius semipalmatus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Lapwings and Plovers (Charadriidae)

Code 4

SEPL

Code 6

CHASEM

ITIS

HEAD

Semipalmated Plover Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Eyering, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Gray brown with black mask.
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: Gray-brown
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Semipalmated Plover Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 17-19 cm (6.5-7.5 in)
  • Weight: 69 g (2.43 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: White, with dark-brown breast band.
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Barred or banded

FLIGHT

Semipalmated Plover Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Rapidly beating wings., Strong direct flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 36-39 cm (14-15.25 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid with white edging.
  • Upper Tail: Gray-brown
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Orange
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