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
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RangeE. 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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