Plovers & Allies
The bird family Charadriidae includes approximately 65 species of plovers, dotterels, and lapwings. They are small to medium-sized birds with compact bodies, short, thick necks and long, usually pointed, wings. They range in size from the Collared Plover, at 5.5 inches, to the Masked Lapwing, at 14 inches.
ITEMS in the Family: Charadriidae