Pacific Golden Plover
Pluvialis fulva (JF Gmelin, 1789)
Family: Charadriiformes > Charadriidae
Smaller than the closely related European Golden Plover it breeds either side of the Bering Strait on dry tundra and is a rare autumn visitor to Britain & Ireland (much rarer than its American counterpart).
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Status and Trends
Population size and trends and patterns of distribution based on BTO surveys and atlases with data collected by BTO volunteers.
This species is a rare vagrant and was recorded during Bird Atlas 2007–11 as shown on the map.
More from the Atlas Mapstore.
Occupied 10-km squares in UK
Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.
Lifecycle and body size information about Pacific Golden Plover, including statistics on nesting, eggs and lifespan based on BTO ringing and nest recording data.
Sample sizes are too small to report Productivity and Nesting statistics for this species.
|2-letter: IF | 5-letter code: PAGPL | Euring: 4842
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