American Golden Plover

American Golden Plover

Summary:

Literature American Golden Plover
[order] Charadriiformes

American Golden Plover determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Pluvialis dominica | [UK] American Golden Plover | [FR] Pluvier bronzé | [DE] Amerikanischer Goldregenpfeifer | [ES] Chorlito dorado americano | [IT] Piviere dorato minore | [NL] Amerikaanse Goudplevier


Literature

Title
Time budgets and body temperatures of American Golden-Plover chicks in relation to ambient temperature
Author(s): Karen L. Krijgsveld, Jeroen W. H. Reneerkens, Gabriel D. Mcnett and Robert E. Ricklefs
Abstract: We studied time budgets of precocial chicks of American Golden-Plovers (Pluvialis
dominica) on the tundra near Churchill, Manitoba, Canada, to assess how time budgets
are influenced by environmental and body temperatures. Foraging time per day incr..[more]..
Source: The Condor 105:268-278
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Title
Morphometric features of Pacific and American Golden-Plovers with
comments on field identification.

Author(s): Johnson, O.W. & Johnson, P.M. 2004
Abstract: We measured linear dimensions and evaluated identification criteria in Pacific and American Golden-Plovers
(Pluvialis fulva and P. dominica) captured for banding. Most of the fulva sampled were wintering birds in
Hawaii, representative of the mid-P..[more]..
Source: Wader Study Group Bull. 103: 42-49
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Title
Pacific and American Golden-Plovers: reflections on conservation needs
Author(s): Johnson, O.W. 2003
Abstract: Much has been learned about the biology of Pacific and American Golden-Plovers (Pluvialis fulva and P. dominica)
in recent years. However, most of this information does not address conservation-related questions
affecting the future of these birds…[more]..
Source: Wader Study Group Bull. 100: 10-13.
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Title
Breeding range extensions for the Pacific Golden-Plover and
Black-bellied Plover on the Alaska Peninsula

Author(s): Savage, S.E. & Johnson, O.W. 2005.
Abstract: To determine whether Pacific Golden-Plovers Pluvialis fulva and Black-bellied Plovers P. squatarola were
nesting on the Alaska Peninsula, we conducted field surveys at several sites in 2004. We found both taxa breeding
on the peninsula, with fulva ..[more]..
Source: Wader Study Group Bull. 108: 63-65.
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Title
TAXONOMY, DISTRIBUTION, AND EVOLUTION OF GOLDEN PLOVERS (PLUVIALIS DOMINICA AND PLUVIALIS FULVA)
Author(s): PETER G. CONNORS
Abstract: A discriminant function analysis of specimen measurements separates 96% of two forms of Lesser Golden Plover in breeding plumage, previously described as subspecies. The forms breed sympatrically in northwest Alaska and are not isolated by habitat, b..[more]..
Source: The Auk 100: 607-620. July 1983
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All of Charadriidae

  1. American Golden Plover
  2. Pluvialis dominica
  1. Dotterel
  2. Charadrius morinellus
  1. Golden-Plover
  2. Pluvialis apricaria
  1. Grey Plover
  2. Pluvialis squatarola
  1. Kentish Plover
  2. Charadrius alexandrinus
  1. Killdeer
  2. Charadrius vociferus
  1. Little Ringed Plover
  2. Charadrius dubius
  1. Northern Lapwing
  2. Vanellus vanellus
  1. Pacific Golden Plover
  2. Pluvialis fulva
  1. Ringed Plover
  2. Charadrius hiaticula
  1. Semipalmated Plover
  2. Charadrius semipalmatus
  1. Sociable Lapwing
  2. Vanellus gregarius
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