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Wilson's Plover

Charadrius wilsonia

2 Species ID Suggestions

Liam
Liam 7 years ago
Wilson's Plover
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10 Comments

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

ID updated.

salamandeeeer
salamandeeeer 7 years ago

Wilson's because of the thick, solid black bill. Killdeer has two bands on its neck. Little ringed plover has smaller bill, and an eyering.

Liam
Liam 7 years ago

Large bill is indicative of Wilson's Plover.

XXD17
XXD17 7 years ago

Wilson's plover

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

Beautiful,,

KerryHawkins
KerryHawkins 7 years ago

Yeh, I thought so Tom, but it sure looks like one.

Tom15
Tom15 7 years ago

A Little Ringed Plover would be extremely rare in North America. They breed in Europe and Asia, then winter in Africa.

KerryHawkins
KerryHawkins 7 years ago

How about a Little Ringed Plover - Charadrius dubius

Tom15
Tom15 7 years ago

Looks like a Wilson's Plover to me. http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Wilso...

AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago

This is not a killdeer..they have two black rings around the neck. I think this is a plover of some kind, but I'm not great with shore birds!

JonahGula
Spotted by
JonahGula

Marco Island, Florida, USA

Spotted on Mar 23, 2013
Submitted on Mar 25, 2013

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