American Golden Plover (Pluvialis dominica) - HBW 3, p. 424
French: Pluvier bronzé
German: Amerikanischer Goldregenpfeifer
Spanish: Chorlito Dorado Americano
Other common names: Lesser Golden Plover
Taxonomy: Charadrius Dominicus P. L. S. Müller, 1776, Hispaniola.
Forms superspecies with P. fulva, with which formerly considered conspecific (see page 386). Monotypic.
Distribution: W Alaska E through N Canada to Baffin I. Winters in South America S to Tierra del Fuego.
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VideosSee all 17 videos
A pair mating on the wet tundra. Locality Barrow, Alaska, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 3 June 2012 43 weeks ago 26 sec 4.8
An individual foraging on the tundra. Locality Barrow, Alaska, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 3 June 2012 43 weeks ago 20 sec 4.5
A bird Locality Rocha Lagoon, Rocha Department, Uruguay
Martin Manassero 21 January 2013 16 weeks ago 1 min 9 sec 4.2
Individual Locality Rocha Lagoon, Rocha Department, Uruguay
Martin Manassero 20 January 2013 16 weeks ago 45 sec 4
Around 700 individuals Locality Rocha Lagoon, Rocha Department, Uruguay
Martin Manassero 28 January 2013 15 weeks ago 1 min 25 sec 3.8
breeding Locality Parque Barigui, Curitiba, Paraná State, Brazil
Leonardo R. Deconto 8 September 2010 2 years ago 51 sec 3.8
PhotosSee all 21 photos
Bird photographed near Haleakela Visitor Center
Locality Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaiian Islands
Tom Moxley 21 November 2011 1 year ago 4.4
Two birds in the the rocks.
Locality Cayo Jutías, Pinar del Río Province, Cuba
Eduardo Tejeda Lima 14 February 2013 11 weeks ago 4
Bird walking and foraging on a dry part of the river.
Locality Barra de Maldonado, Maldonado Department, Uruguay
Antonio Silveira 17 February 2013 12 weeks ago 3.8
Two migrants together.
Locality West Perth Wetlands, Mitchell, Ontario, Canada
Miriam Bauman 25 September 2011 1 year ago 3.7
American Golden Plover (Pluvialis dominica), adult, breeding plumage
Locality Laguna de Tisma Natural Reserve, Masaya Department, Nicaragua
Manfred Bienert 2 April 2012 28 weeks ago 3.7
In a front garden just north of Avatele village.
Hickson Fergusson 21 October 2010 1 year ago 3.6