Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica

Photo: Michiel Oversteegen

Classification

Pluvialis [genus]
dominica [species]

Classification

Pluvialis [genus]
dominica [species]

Names

Dutch name Amerikaanse goudplevier
Alternative Dutch name Kleine Goudplevier
English name American Golden Plover
Alternative English name Lesser Golden Plover (St. Eustatius)
Papiamento name Lopi Dorado (Aruba)
Papiamento name Lopi Dorá (Bonaire, Curaçao)
Valid name Pluvialis dominica (Müller, 1776)

Classification