American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica (Statius Muller, 1776)  Synonyms: AMGP.

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An American Golden-Plover in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/6/2007). Its fresh, finely patterned plumage indicates that this individual is a juvenile bird. The four primaries visible beyond its tertials (rather than three), back color, and leg length all rule out Pacific Golden-Plover. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An American Golden-Plover on Assateague Island, Maryland (10/2/2011). Photo by Mark Hoffman. (MBP list)

An American Golden-Plover (left) with two Black-bellied Plovers on Assateague Island, Maryland (10/2/2011). Photo by Mark Hoffman. (MBP list)

An American Golden-Plover in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/3/2016). A Black-bellied Plover stands in the foreground Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

An American Golden-Plover in Dorchester Co., Maryland (8/27/2017). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

American Golden-Plovers in flight with Black-bellied Plovers in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/3/2016). Note the pale (vs black) axillaries in the American Golden-plover, as well as smaller head and bill, and slightly different face pattern. Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

An American Golden-Plover in flight at Point Lookout SP, Maryland (9/15/2012). Photo by Mikey Lutmerding. (MBP list)

A molting adult American Golden-Plover on Hart-Miller Island, Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/31/1986). Photo by Bob Ringler. (MBP list)


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