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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPluvialis dominica (Müller, 1776) 
AphiaID: 159136

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadriiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCharadriidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPluvialis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPluvialis dominica (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPluvialis Brisson, 1760
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikansk hjejle  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikaanse goudplevier  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlesser golden ploverUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerican golden plover  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpluvier bronzé  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikanischer Goldregenpfeifer  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorחופזי קטן  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikinis sėjikas  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkanadalo  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkanadalo  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsiewka szara  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorамериканская бурокрылая ржанка  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmeriška prosenka  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorchorlito dorado americano  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikansk tundrapipare  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerika altın yağmurcunuUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerika altin yagmurcunu  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorСивка домініканська  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcorgwtiad aur  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (13 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (107 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (12 nucleotides; 9 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 23-26 cm. Plumage: non-breeding adult greyish brown spotted golden above; conspicuous superciliary stripes golden yellow and extend well behind eyes; underparts lightly mottled greyish or brownish yellow; belly and crissum white. Breeding adult black spotted golden with more white than non-breeding. Immature resembles non-breeding adult, but more yellow with brown spots on flanks. Bare parts: iris brown; bill black; feet and legs slate grey. Habitat: marine shores and estuaries. Vagrant in WIO. <389><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 10 1/2" (27 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Caribbean, North America [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds from Baffin Island in northern Canada to Alaska and eastern Siberia. Winters from Brazil to Argentina. In spring nearly all migrate west of Hudson Bay but in the fall a considerable part of the population move east to the Atlantic coast and fly from the Maritime Provinces or New England over the ocean to South America. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Pluvialis dominica
Pluvialis dominica
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159136
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z  changed  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Pluvialis dominica (Müller, 1776). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159136 on 2014-12-26
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