Adult Black-bellied 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 Black-bellied Plover
Adult Black-bellied Plover
Also Known As ..
Grey Plover
Page Last Updated 9/5/2019 10:44:59 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Charadriiformes
Family Charadriidae
Species Pluvialis squatarola
Category Waders
StdName Grey Plover
Vital Statistics
Length 10.6 to 11.8 ins
Weight 7.1 to 8.8 ozs
Wingspan 28.0 to 32.7 ins
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 NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Black-bellied Plover (Species=Pluvialis squatarola / Standard Name=Grey Plover)