American golden plover

The American Golden Plover is a medium-sized plover.

The American golden plover is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The breeding habitat of American Golden Plover is Arctic tundra from northern Canada and Alaska. They nest on the ground in a dry open area. They are migratory and winter in southern South America. They follow an elliptical migration path; northbound birds pass through Central America about January-April and stage in great numbers in places like Illinois before their final push north. In fall, they take a more easterly route, flying mostly over the western Atlantic and Caribbean Sea to the wintering grounds in Patagonia. More

The American Golden Plover (Pluvialis dominica) is a medium-sized plover. American Golden Plover taking flight. Note dusky back and axillaries. Adults are spotted gold and black on the crown, back and wings. Their face and neck are black with a white border; they have a black breast and a dark rump. The legs are black. It is similar to two other golden plovers, Eurasian and Pacific. More

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American Golden PloverThe American Golden Plover (Pluvialis dominica) is a medium-sized plover. A comparison of dates and migratory patterns leads to the conclusion that Eskimo Curlews and American Golden Plovers were the most likely shore birds to have attracted the attention of Christopher Columbus to nearby land after 65 days at sea out of sight of land on his first voyage. Large numbers were shot in the late 1800s and the population has never fully recovered. More

The American golden plover is abundant and well known to every one by its native name, Chorlo, throughout southern Argentina. Its wild, clear notes are first heard about the last week in August, and among the first comers many individuals are seen still wearing the nuptial dress. After their long journey from the Arctic regions they are lean and not worth shooting; two months later they become excessively fat, and are then much appreciated by gourmets. More

American golden plover, wintering in the Pacific, fly directly from the Aleutian Islands (southwest of Alaska) to Hawaii, the 3,300-kilometre... Other The following is a selection of items (artistic styles or groups, constructions, events, fictional characters, organizations, publications) associated with "American golden plover" * golden plover (bird) Expand Your Research: Try searching magazines and ebooks for "American golden plover". No results found. More

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Order : Charadriiformes
Family : Charadriidae
Genus : Pluvialis
Species : dominica
Authority : (Müller, 1776)