Wilson´s Plover

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Wilson´s Plover

Also called Thick-billed Plover (Charadrius wilsonia), this plover reside on both coasts of the Americas. The measures are 20 cm (8 inches) of height and 55 g of weight.

This bird is the largest plover and it has a single breast-brand, large eyes, heavy bill and a squarish head. Its location in Costa Rica is in the Pacific Coast, in Gulf of Nicoya and Gulf Dulce, in places like Salinas, estuaries and large rivers near. They have a liking for crabs, but they also eat insects and marine worms.

Common Name: Wilson´s Plover
Scientific Name: Charadrius wilsonia
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