Wilson's Plover

Charadrius wilsonia - Gravelot de Wilson

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Charadriidés

  • Genus
    :

    Charadrius

  • Species
    :

    wilsonia

Descriptor

Ord, 1814

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 55 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Gravelot de Wilson
adult
Gravelot de Wilson
♀ adult

Wilson's Plover (Charadrius wilsonia) is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family.

Subspecific information 4 subspecies

  • Charadrius wilsonia wilsonia (e USA to e Mexico and Belize, West Indies)
  • Charadrius wilsonia beldingi (Baja California. Mexico. to wc Peru)
  • Charadrius wilsonia cinnamominus (Colombia through the Guianas to ne Brazil, Netherlands Antilles, Trinidad, Grenada)
  • Charadrius wilsonia crassirostris (s Brazil)

Foreign names

  • Gravelot de Wilson,
  • Chorlitejo Piquigrueso,
  • Batuíra-bicuda,
  • Wilsonregenpfeifer,
  • Wilson-lile,
  • Dikbekplevier,
  • Corriere di Wilson,
  • Wilsonstrandpipare,
  • Tykknebblo,
  • kulík hrubozobý,
  • kulík tlustozobý,
  • Tyknæbbet Præstekrave,
  • paksunokkatylli,
  • corriol de Wilson,
  • sieweczka grubodzioba,
  • lielknābja tārtiņš,
  • Зуёк Вильсона,
  • ウイルソンチドリ,
  • 厚嘴鸻,
  • 厚嘴鴴,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Marine Intertidal : Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Mud Flats and Salt Flats

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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