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 24 videos
A pair mating on the wet tundra. Locality Barrow, Alaska, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 3 June 2012 3 years ago 26 sec 4.9
A adult bird in summer plumage,feeding on worms. Locality Camperduin, North Holland Province, Netherlands (Monotypic species)
Yoel Jimenez 4 June 2013 3 years ago 51 sec 4.8
breeding Locality Parque Barigui, Curitiba, Paraná State, Brazil
Leonardo R. Deconto 8 September 2010 5 years ago 51 sec 4.5
Around 700 individuals Locality Rocha Lagoon, Rocha Department, Uruguay
Martin Manassero 28 January 2013 3 years ago 1 min 25 sec 4.4
An individual foraging on the tundra. Locality Barrow, Alaska, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 3 June 2012 3 years ago 20 sec 4.3
A bird Locality Rocha Lagoon, Rocha Department, Uruguay
Martin Manassero 21 January 2013 3 years ago 1 min 9 sec 4.3
PhotosSee all 33 photos
An American rarity preforming beautifully close to my home
Locality De Putten, Camperduin, North Holland Province, Netherlands
Mattias Hofstede 5 June 2013 2 years ago 4.6
Nesting on the Tundra.
Locality Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, USA (United States)
firstname.lastname@example.org 22 June 2007 2 years ago 4.5
A bird walking on the beach
Locality Fort Myers Beach, Lee County, Florida, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Jose Ramon 19 November 2006 2 years ago 4.5
Bird photographed near Haleakela Visitor Center
Locality Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaiian Islands
Tom Moxley 21 November 2011 4 years ago 4.5
A adult bird in breeding plumage.
Locality Camperduin, North Holland Province, Netherlands
Yoel Jimenez 4 June 2013 2 years ago 4.4
A Side view of an American Golden Plover.
Locality Sabine Pass, Jefferson County, Texas, USA (United States)
Hal and Kirsten Snyder 3 April 2016 8 weeks ago 4