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Plovers (Charadriidae)

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.