Piping Plovers are round and stocky little plovers that frequently stand in a horizontal position. They also have round heads and large dark eyes that give them a big-eyed look. The bill is short and stubby.
Larger than a Least Sandpiper, smaller than a Black-bellied Plover.between sparrow and robin
- Both Sexes
- Length: 6.7-7.1 in (17-18 cm)
- Weight: 1.5-2.2 oz (43-63 g)