- Charadrius semipalmatus
17–19 cm (6¾-7½ in)
- Grey-brown back and wings
- White belly
- White breast
- Black neckband
- Brown cap
- White forehead
- Black mask
- Black-tipped orange bill
- Small amount of webbing between toes
Immatures can remain in wintering grounds in their second summer.
Mud flats, shore lagoons.
They nest on the ground in an open area.
The diet includes insects, crustaceans and worms. Also insects, particularly grasshoppers, beetles and ants. They forage for food on beaches and tidal flats.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Semipalmated Plover. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 5 March 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Semipalmated_Plover