Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: Wilson's Plover
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia
Described by: Ord (1814)
Alternate common name(s): Thick-billed Plover
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeCoastal e. and s. United States, West Indies, Central America and n. South America;
(1) S. and se. United States and e. Central America along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico from New Jersey s. to e. Mexico and Belize.
Winters s. to e. Brazil.
(2) The West Indies (the Bahamas, Greater Antilles and n. Lesser Antilles to Dominica).
(3) Pacific coast from nw. Mexico (c. Baja) and s. from n. Sonora through Central America, Panama (Pearl Is.) and Ecuador. Ranges s. to s. Peru.
(4) Caribbean and Atlantic coast of Colombia, Venezuela, Netherland Antilles (Aruba), Grenadines and Grenada, Mustique, Trinidad, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana and ne. Brazil (Amapa, e. Bahia).
North America n. of Mexican border;
Summer: coastal se. MYD, e. VIR, e. NCA, e. SCA, e. GEO, FLA, s. ALA, s. MIS, s. LOU, and e. TEX (Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sancturary).
Winter: se. GEO and FLA (Anna Maria Is. (Manatee County), Sanibel Is. (Lee County)).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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