Order: Charadriiformes | Family: Charadriidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult, Breeding | Sex: Unknown | Loc. North America
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Lima, Peru
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. North America
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. North America
Status: The Semipalmated Plover is a Boreal migrant species fairly common during the months of July through April. It is rare outside this period as some birds overwinter in the region. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, Bo, Ch.
Name in Spanish: Chorlo Semipalmado.
Sub-species: Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus), Bonaparte 1825.
Meaning of Name: Charadrius = A yellowish bird mentioned in the Vulgate Bible. semipalmatus: L. semi = half, small and palmatus, palm= webbed; having fingers partially connected by a membrane.
- 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.