Wilson's plover Charadrius wilsonia

Identification Tips:

Adult alternate

Adult basic


Similar species:

The relatively thick black bill and flesh-colored legs distinguish this species from the other small plovers. Killdeer has two breast bands.

Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.