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Birds of North America, Vagrant Visitors, Introduced Birds and Possibilities

American Golden-Plover

Pluvier bronzé

Pluvialis dominica

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Birds of North America

Life, Habitat & Pictures of the American Golden-Plover

B L W W W Family Latin Name
10.5" 26.7cm 26" 66cm 5oz 141.8g Charadriidae Pluvialis dominica

  • Summer
  • Year Around
  • Winter
American Golden-Plover

Distribution: The American Golden-Plover is a long distance migrant, flying to and from the far north in North America to Argentina each year. The golden-plovers are seen throughout the globe including the European Golden-Plover and the Pacific Golden-Plover of Asia. The American Golden-Plover is seen from Baffin Island and far into the arctic circle, as well as throughout Alaska, east through the Yukon and the Northwest and Nunavut Territories to Hudson Bay.

References to Other Bird Sites:

Avibase - the world bird database

ABA - American Birding Association

AOS - The American Ornitholgy Society

ABC - American Bird Conservancy

eBird - TheCornellLab of Ornithology

NA - National Geographic

NAC - National Audubon Society

Classic Collection of North American Birds