Adult Golden Plover

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Colouring Yellow, white. black spangled upper, black belly
Voice High plaintive
Feeds on Worms and insects
Flight Fast and straight
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
Adult Golden Plover
Adult Golden Plover
Also Known As ..
European Golden Plover
Page Last Updated 12/2/2019 2:50:03 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Charadriiformes
Family Charadriidae
Species Pluvialis apricaria
Category Waders
StdName European Golden Plover
Vital Statistics
Length 10.2 to 11.4 ins
Weight 5.0 to 8.8 ozs
Wingspan 26.4 to 29.9 ins
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Short
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 Golden Plover (Species=Pluvialis apricaria / Standard Name=European Golden Plover)