Pacific Golden-Plover Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A medium-sized shorebird with an upright posture, rather large head, slim neck, long wings, and relatively long legs.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Killdeer, less bulky and slightly smaller than a Black-bellied Plover.

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    • Both Sexes

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