Pluvialis fulva Gmelin 1789 (Pacific golden-plover)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Charadriidae

Alternative combination: Charadrius fulvus

Belongs to Pluvialis according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Meijer et al. 2013, Steadman 1999 and Worthy 1998

Sister taxa: Pluvialis apricaria, Pluvialis dominica, Pluvialis squatarola

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of Indonesia (3 collections), Norfolk Island (6), Northern Mariana Islands (5), Pitcairn (1)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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