Semipalmated Plover

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Semipalmated Plover

Charadrius semipalmatus
  • ORDER: Charadriiformes
  • FAMILY: Charadriidae
Basic Description

A small dark shorebird with a single band across its chest, the Semipalmated Plover is the most common plover seen on migration in most areas.

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Other Names
  • Chorlitejo Semipalmeado (Spanish)
  • Pluvier semipalmé (French)
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