Pacific Golden Plover - Pluvialis fulva

Length 9.0-10.5 in (22.9-26.7 cm)
Wingspan 2.0-2.4 ft (60.0-72.0 cm)
Weight 3.5-6.8 oz (100-192 g)
Clutch Size 4
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, AS, OC

The Pacific Golden Plover breeds in the Arctic tundra from northernmost Asia into western Alaska. Most winter in Asia and Australia but a few also winter in California and Hawaii. Pacific Golden Plovers run-stop-pluck as they are feeding on lawns, pastures, rocky shores, etc.

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