Snowy Plover

Other Names: none

Distribution: discontinuously throughout the southern United States and northern Mexico.

Description:

Size: 13-18 cm in length.

Plumage: Generally off-white with pale brown uppersides and small black marks on the forehead and each side of the breast. The legs are gray and the beak and eyes are black.

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Snowy Plover

Snowy Plover

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Regions
alabama
alaska
alberta
arizona
arkansas
baja california
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
cuba
florida
georgia
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
louisiana
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new mexico
north carolina
north dakota
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
saskatchewan
south carolina
tennessee
texas
utah
virginia
washington
wisconsin
wyoming
yukon
Tail Shape
pointed-tail
Wing Shape
tapered-wings
Habitat
coasts
lakes rivers ponds
Color
brown
white
Body Shape
sandpiper
Size
small
Order
waders, shorebirds, seabirds - charadriiformes
plovers - charadriidae
Bird Species