Order: Charadriiformes | Family: Charadriidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult, Non-breeding | Sex: Unknown | Loc. North America
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Lambayeque, Peru
Age: Adult, Non-breeding | Sex: Unknown | Loc. North America & Venezuela
Age: Adult, series | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Camana, Peru
Status: The Black-bellied Plover is common during the Boreal winter months of September through April. It is rare throughout the year as some birds overwinter in South America. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, Bo, Ch.
Name in Spanish: Chorlo Gris.
Sub-species: Black-bellied Plover (Pluvialis squatarola cyanosurae), Thayer and Bangs 1914.
Meaning of Name: Pluvialis: L. Pluvia= rain, concerning rain. squatarola: in reference to birds of the European family Charadriidae known as tarambola.
- 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.