Order: Charadriiformes | Family: Charadriidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Huacarpay, Cusco
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown |Loc. Huacarpay, Cusco
Age: Adult basic (L) Alternate (R) | Sex: Unknown Loc. Lake Junin (L), N. America (R)
Age: Adult \ Sex: Unknown | Loc. Paracas, Ica (L), N. America (R)
Status: The American Golden Plover is uncommon during the Boreal winter months of August through November and also March through April (Birds of Peru). It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, Bo, Ch.
Name in Spanish: Chorlo Dorado Americano.
Sub-species: American Golden Plover (Pluvialis dominica), Statius Müller 1776.
Meaning of Name: Pluvialis: L. Pluvia= rain, concerning rain. dominica: related to or originating from the Dominican Republic (No conclusive definition for the word Dominica).
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 01/01/2015.