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Species profile—Pluvialis fulva (Pacific golden plover)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Charadriidae (lapwings, plovers and dotterels) → Pluvialis fulva (Pacific golden plover)

Photo of Pluvialis fulva (Pacific golden plover) - McDougall, A.,QPWS,2007
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Charadriidae (lapwings, plovers and dotterels)
Scientific name
Pluvialis fulva (Gmelin, 1789)
Common name
Pacific golden plover
Type reference
Gmelin, G.F. (1789). Systema Naturae, & c. Linneai, Caroli. Edito decima tertia, aucta reformata, cura J. F. Gmelin.
WildNet taxon ID
1944
Synonym(s)
Pluvialis dominica
Pluvialis dominicus
Alternate name(s)
lesser golden plover
Asiatic golden plover
least golden plover
golden plover
eastern golden plover
American golden plover
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
SL
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
Yes
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Marine & Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1944

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Last updated
23 October 2019
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