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  Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva)

Pacific Golden Plover | Pluvialis fulva photo
Pacific Golden-Plover, Pluvialis fulva

Image by OW Johnson, USFWS - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)

Pacific Golden Plover | Pluvialis fulva photo
Pacific Golden-Plover

Image by Alnus - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

BIRD FACTS

distribution map showing range of Pluvialis fulva in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Charadriidae
Genus:Pluvialis
Species:fulva
Common Name:Pacific Golden Plover

Relatives in same Genus
  Grey Plover (P. squatarola)