WoRMS taxon details

Pluvialis dominica (Müller, 1776)

159136  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159136)

accepted
Species
marine
Description Length: 23-26 cm. Plumage: non-breeding adult greyish brown spotted golden above; conspicuous superciliary stripes golden...  
Description 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]

Distribution Caribbean, North America  
Distribution Caribbean, North America [details]
WoRMS (2018). Pluvialis dominica (Müller, 1776). Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159136 on 2018-05-22
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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. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. 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. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

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

additional source Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [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]   

context source (HKRMS) Morton B. & Morton JE. (1983). The sea shore ecology of Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. [details]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description 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]

Dimensions Length: 10 1/2" (27 cm) [details]

Distribution Caribbean, North America [details]

Reproduction 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]
 

LanguageName 
Danish Amerikansk hjejle  [details]
Dutch Amerikaanse goudplevier  [details]
English lesser golden ploverAmerican golden plover  [details]
French pluvier bronzé  [details]
German Amerikanischer Goldregenpfeifer  [details]
Hebrew חופזי קטן  [details]
Lithuanian Amerikinis sėjikas  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål kanadalo  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk kanadalo  [details]
Polish siewka szara  [details]
Russian американская бурокрылая ржанка  [details]
Slovenian Ameriška prosenka  [details]
Spanish chorlito dorado americano  [details]
Swedish Amerikansk tundrapipare  [details]
Turkish Amerika altın yağmurcunuAmerika altin yagmurcunu  [details]
Ukrainian Сивка домініканська  [details]
Welsh corgwtiad aur  [details]