American Golden Plover determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Pluvialis dominica | [UK] American Golden Plover | [FR] Pluvier bronzé | [DE] Amerikanischer Goldregenpfeifer | [ES] Chorlito dorado americano | [IT] Piviere dorato minore | [NL] Amerikaanse Goudplevier


Literature

Title
Time budgets and body temperatures of American Golden-Plover chicks in relation to ambient temperature
Author(s): Karen L. Krijgsveld, Jeroen W. H. Reneerkens, Gabriel D. Mcnett and Robert E. Ricklefs
Abstract: We studied time budgets of precocial chicks of American Golden-Plovers (Pluvialis dominica) on the tundra near Churchill, Manitoba, Canada, to assess how time budgets are influenced by environmental and body temperatures. Foraging time per day incr..[more]..
Source: The Condor 105:268-278
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Title
Morphometric features of Pacific and American Golden-Plovers with comments on field identification.
Author(s): Johnson, O.W. & Johnson, P.M. 2004
Abstract: We measured linear dimensions and evaluated identification criteria in Pacific and American Golden-Plovers (Pluvialis fulva and P. dominica) captured for banding. Most of the fulva sampled were wintering birds in Hawaii, representative of the mid-P..[more]..
Source: Wader Study Group Bull. 103: 42-49
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Title
Pacific and American Golden-Plovers: reflections on conservation needs
Author(s): Johnson, O.W. 2003
Abstract: Much has been learned about the biology of Pacific and American Golden-Plovers (Pluvialis fulva and P. dominica) in recent years. However, most of this information does not address conservation-related questions affecting the future of these birds...[more]..
Source: Wader Study Group Bull. 100: 10-13.
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Title
Breeding range extensions for the Pacific Golden-Plover and Black-bellied Plover on the Alaska Peninsula
Author(s): Savage, S.E. & Johnson, O.W. 2005.
Abstract: To determine whether Pacific Golden-Plovers Pluvialis fulva and Black-bellied Plovers P. squatarola were nesting on the Alaska Peninsula, we conducted field surveys at several sites in 2004. We found both taxa breeding on the peninsula, with fulva ..[more]..
Source: Wader Study Group Bull. 108: 63-65.
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Title
TAXONOMY, DISTRIBUTION, AND EVOLUTION OF GOLDEN PLOVERS (PLUVIALIS DOMINICA AND PLUVIALIS FULVA)
Author(s): PETER G. CONNORS
Abstract: A discriminant function analysis of specimen measurements separates 96% of two forms of Lesser Golden Plover in breeding plumage, previously described as subspecies. The forms breed sympatrically in northwest Alaska and are not isolated by habitat, b..[more]..
Source: The Auk 100: 607-620. July 1983
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