Pacific Golden Plover

photo by Bering Land Bridge National Preserve

Scientific classification

Order

Charadriiformes

Family

Charadriidae

Subfamily

Pluvialis

Species

fulva

Appearance

* Medium sized bird with brownish spotted upper parts and black underparts
* White stripe on the flanks and grey legs
* Size: 21-35 cm

Habitat

Coastal areas and grasslands

Countries

Africa
Americas
Asia
Oceania

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