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Semipalmated Plover
2008-08-07 11:20:28

The Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus), is a small plover found in Canada and Alaska. They are migratory and winter in coastal areas ranging from the United States to Patagonia. They are extremely rare vagrants to western Europe, although their true status may be obscured by the difficulty in identifying them from the very similar Ringed Plover of Eurasia, of which it was formerly...

Kittlitzs Plover
2008-08-07 10:41:17

The Kittlitz's Plover (Charadrius pecuarius), is a small plover found in much of sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar, and the Nile delta. Some birds, especially in coastal areas, are resident, other populations are migratory or nomadic. Its breeding habitat is open ground on beaches or dry mudflats, near water and with little or no plant growth. Kittlitz's Plover is gregarious outside the breeding...

Killdeer
2006-02-20 15:32:14

The Killdeer, Charadrius vociferus, is a medium-sized plover with a brown back and wings, a white belly, and a white breast with two black bands. The rump is tawny orange and the face and cap are brown with a white forehead. They breed in open fields or lawns, often quite far from water, across most of Canada, the United States, and Mexico, with isolated populations in Costa Rica and Peru....

Little Ringed Plover
2006-02-20 15:21:05

The Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius) is a small plover with a grey-brown back and wings, a white belly, and a white breast with one black neckband. They have a brown cap, a white forehead, a black mask around the eyes with white above and a short dark bill. The legs are flesh-colored and the toes are all webbed. This species differs from the larger Ringed Plover in leg color, head...

Ringed Plover
2006-02-20 15:08:21

The Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula is a small plover with adults being on average 17-19.5 cm in length and with a 35-41 cm wingspan. They have a grey-brown back and wings, a white belly, and a white breast with one black neckband. They have a brown cap, a white forehead, a black mask around the eyes and a short orange and black bill. The legs are orange and only the outer two toes are...

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