Wilson's Plover

Charadrius wilsonia

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Lapwings and Plovers (Charadriidae)

Code 4

WIPL

Code 6

CHAWIL

ITIS

HEAD

Wilson's Plover Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Striped, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Brown-gray
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: Gray-brown with white collar.
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Wilson's Plover Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 18-20 cm (7-8 in)
  • Weight: 54 g (1.9 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown
  • Underparts: White with dark brown breast patch.
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: No Data

FLIGHT

Wilson's Plover Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 36-41 cm (14-16 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray-brown
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Pink-gray
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