Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: Eurasian Golden-Plover

Eurasian Golden-Plover Pluvialis apricaria

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): European Golden Plover, European Golden-Plover, Eurasian Golden Plover, Greater Golden-Plover
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Iceland - Jun, 1996 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Maasvlakte, Netherlands - Sep 16, 2003 © Bas de Bruijn  Maasvlakte, Netherlands - Sep 16, 2003 © Bas de Bruijn  Ile dOuessant, Finistère, Bretagne, France - Sep 16, 2005 © Aurélien Audevard  Ile dOuessant, Finistère, Bretagne, France - Oct 14, 2005 © Aurélien Audevard 
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E. Greenland, Iceland and across the Palearctic from n. British Isles to nc. Siberia;
(1) Ex. ec. Greenland, Iceland, the Faroes, n. Scandinavia, n. Finland and across n. Russia to n. Siberia (Yamal Peninsula, lower Yenisei River and the Taymyr Peninsula).
(2) N. and w. British Isles, France (Ile d'Ouessant), Denmark and w. Germany through s. Scandinavia and Finland to the Baltic States.
Winters in w. Europe from the British Isles to the Mediterranean Basin, n. Africa and the s. Caspian Sea region.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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