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Wilson's Plover

Pluvier de Wilson

Charadrius wilsonia

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Life, Habitat & Pictures of the Wilson's Plover

B L W W W Family Latin Name
7.75" 19.7cm 19" 48.3cm 2.1oz 59.5g Charadriidae Charadrius wilsonia

  • Breeding
  • Year Around
  • Winter
Wilson's Plover range

The Wilson's Plover is a shorebird found along the southeastern and southwestern coasts of the United States. This bird can be identified by its large bill, which is much larger than other plovers. It is also seen on some of the Caribbean islands, where it is much more common. It is a native bird of Cuba.

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