Adult Grey Plover
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Colouring Grey upper, pale underside, black bill
Voice High plaintive
Feeds on Worms, molluscs, insects
Flight Quick
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
Adult Grey Plover
Adult Grey Plover
Also Known As ..
Black-bellied Plover
Page Last Updated 19/03/2017 01:50:00
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Charadriiformes
Family Charadriidae
Species Pluvialis squatarola
Category Waders
StdName Grey Plover
Vital Statistics
Length 27 to 30 cms
Weight 200 to 250 gms
Wingspan 71 to 83 cms
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Grey Plover (Species=Pluvialis squatarola / Standard Name=Grey Plover)