Pacific Golden Plover
Pluvialis fulva

– medium-sized wader, slightly smaller than European Golden Plover
– vagrant to WP, nearctic or far Eastern origin
– nocturnal migrant, to a lesser extend diurnal
– migrates singly or in small flocks


Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva, AD BREED
BIF1711, 30/05/2014, Buir Nuur, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva, AD BREED
BIF1727, 29/05/2014, Buir Nuur, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva, AD BREED
BIF1728, 29/05/2014, Buir Nuur, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva, AD BREED
BIF1729, 29/05/2014, Buir Nuur, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva
BIF1712, 19/05/2011, Ikh Tasch Gai, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva, AD BREED
BIF1713,29/05/2014, Buir Nuur, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

voice: calls in flight not yet sound recorded

comparison species:
Grey Plover (v) (a)
European Golden Plover (v) (a)
American Golden Plover (v) (a)
Eurasian Dotterel (v)

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