WoRMS taxon details

Charadrius melodus Ord, 1824

159125  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159125)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Distribution Caribbean, North America; Southern Canada to northeastern and central U.S.  
Distribution Caribbean, North America; Southern Canada to northeastern and central U.S. [details]
WoRMS (2018). Charadrius melodus Ord, 1824. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159125 on 2018-12-13
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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basis of record Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. <em>Fifth Edition.</em> Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Squires, H. J. (1990). Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> 221: 532 p., available online at http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/library/116743.pdf [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Dimensions Length: 7 1/4" (18 cm) [details]

Distribution Caribbean, North America; Southern Canada to northeastern and central U.S. [details]

Reproduction Breeds from Newfoundland west to Alberta, and in the northern United States, and south on the Atlantic coast to Virginia. Winters along the coast from South Carolina to Texas and casually in the West Indies. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch dwergplevier  [details]
English piping plover  [details]
French pluvier siffleur  [details]
German Flötenregenpfeifer  [details]