Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva) - HBW 3, p. 423
French: Pluvier fauvem
German: Pazifischer Goldregenpfeifer
Spanish: Chorlito Dorado Siberiano
Other common names: Asian/Asiatic/Eastern Golden Plover
Taxonomy: Charadrius fulvus Gmelin, 1789, Tahiti.
Forms superspecies with P. dominica, with which formerly considered conspecific (see page 386). Monotypic.
Distribution: NC & NE Russia, from Yamal Peninsula to Chukotskiy Peninsula and S across Koryakskiy highlands to N Kamchatka; W Alaska. Winters from E Africa through S Asia and Indonesia to Oceania, Australia and New Zealand; small numbers in S California.
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Male in breeding plumage coming back to the nest in the tundra, then leaving Locality Pyasina Delta, Taymyr Peninsula, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Eastern Russia, Russia (Monotypic species)
Laurent Demongin 4 July 2008 5 years ago 1 min 5 sec 4.9
A description of a male in hand, by Dr. Johnson Locality Kualoa Regional Park, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands (Monotypic species)
Curt Kessler 31 October 2007 6 years ago 1 min 33 sec 4.9
Foraging on mudbank Locality Nam Sang Wai, Yuen Long, Hong Kong
Bob Thompson 4 March 2012 2 years ago 2 min 16 sec 4.6
in the rice filed Locality Yilan County, Taiwan
Vicky Cheng 19 February 2012 2 years ago 2 min 10 sec 4.6
A bird in breeding plumage feeding and walking on the grass. Locality Liliuokalani Gardens, Hilo, Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 27 March 2013 1 year ago 1 min 11 sec 4.5
A bird on the grass, catching a prey and eating it. Locality Kualoa Regional Park, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 23 March 2013 1 year ago 23 sec 4.5
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Pacific Golden plover in emerging breeding plumage on rocky outcrop
Locality Wynnum, Queensland, Australia
David Taylor 1 April 2009 3 years ago 4.3
Adult in winter plumage
Locality Bundala National Park, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
Marco Valentini 9 January 2014 42 weeks ago 4.2
Common along roads and on lawns.
Locality Maui, Hawaiian Islands
firstname.lastname@example.org 8 October 2004 37 weeks ago 4
2 birds in habitat
Locality Metro Marina Beach, Ancol, North Jakarta, Jakarta, Java (Indonesia)
desi ayu triana 9 November 2013 1 year ago 4
Rare winter visitor
Locality Gujarat, India
Mohamed Samsoor Ali 1 October 2012 1 year ago 4
A bird in non-breeding plumage...
Locality Mangalajodi, Odissa, India
Soumyadeep Chatterjee 97 29 December 2012 1 year ago 4