Male Kentish Plover


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Characteristics
Colouring Earth brown upper, white lower, black bill
Voice Short sharp whistle
Feeds on Small invertebrates
Flight Quick and direct
Nesting Ground
Social Small Flocks
Male Kentish Plover
Male Kentish Plover
Also Known As ..
Snowy Plover
Page Last Updated 9/10/2019 4:44:59 PM
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status Declining
Order Charadriiformes
Family Charadriidae
Species Charadrius alexandrinus
Category Waders
StdName Kentish Plover
Vital Statistics
Length 5.9 to 6.7 ins
Weight 1.4 to 2.1 ozs
Wingspan 19.7 to 19.7 ins
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NANNorth America
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Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Kentish Plover (Species=Charadrius alexandrinus / Standard Name=Kentish Plover)