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  • Portuguese
    • Tarambola-cinzenta
  • Scientific Names
    • Pluvialis squatarola
  • English
    • Black-bellied Plover
    • beetle-head
    • Gray Plover
    • Grey Plover
  • Spanish
    • Chorlo gris
  • French
    • pluvier argenté
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • BBPL

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What

Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

Observer

wendy5

Date

August 30, 2014

Description

Here are two Black-bellied Plovers from a flock of about two dozen that were feeding and perching on rocks along the edge of Port Townsend Bay. They have just returned from the farthest north of Alaska and Canada, and some males even still show the remnants of their breeding plumage-- the black bellies. Not these two.

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Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

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gyrrlfalcon

Date

August 31, 2014 09:31 AM EDT

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Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 28, 2014 09:21 AM PDT

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Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

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dpom

Date

August 27, 2014

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Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

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bheitzman

Date

August 23, 2014

Description

approx 40

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Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

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calopteryx

Date

August 18, 2014

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Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

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calopteryx

Date

August 18, 2014

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Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

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maractwin

Date

August 20, 2014 11:33 AM EDT

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Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

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maractwin

Date

August 20, 2014 12:04 PM EDT

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Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

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jmaughn

Date

August 19, 2014

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Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

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csavy

Date

October 16, 2013

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black-bellied plover Pluvialis squatarola

Observer

dreierj

Date

October 21, 1989
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Description from Wikipedia

The Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola), known as the Black-bellied Plover in North America, is a medium-sized plover breeding in arctic regions. It is a long-distance migrant, with a nearly worldwide coastal distribution when not breeding.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.