Semipalmated Plover

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Semipalmated Plover

The Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus) is different to other small plovers because of its yellowish to oranges legs. Its breeding habitat is open ground on beaches or flats across northern Canada and Alaska and they migrate in winter. Its size is 18 cm (7 inches) and its weight is 42 g.

Adults 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. Its size is 18 cm (7 inches) and its weight is 42 g.They eat insects, crustaceans and worm.

Common Name: Semipalmated Plover
Scientific Name: Charadrius semipalmatus
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