American Golden-Plover

Pluvialis dominica
An American Golden-Plover specimen on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

Rare migrant from March to June, and September to early October. Found on mud flats, beaches, and in fields. The under parts are black in spring birds, whittish in autumn ones.

Specimen Information

Date: 10/18/1928
Collected By: Wm H Ball
Locality: Opposite Hains Point, Washington, DC
Sex: Male
Catalog ID: 310634