Tag: Semipalmated Plover

Breeding of the Semipalmated Plover (aegialitis semipalmata) inYarmouth County, Nova Scotia.

Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus) Science Article 3 abstract On June 14, 1920, at Cook’s Beach,at the mouth of the Chebogue River, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, I found a nest and four eggs of the Semipalmated Plover (aegialitis semipalmata(Bonap.)) Harrison F. Lewis, The AUK(27):583-584 Download article download full text (pdf)


Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus) Science Article 4 abstract On 23 June1 973, at Ocean Shores,Grays Harbor County, Washington, Eugene Hunn and I observed an adult Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus) in breeding plumage calling incessantly and diving at us as close as 15 feet. The bird seemed to be defending a territory in a flat sandy […]

Influence of Arctic Terns on Survival of Artificialand Natural Semipalmated Plover Nests

Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus) Science Article 2 abstract Survival of Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus) nests was compared in areas with andwithout nesting Arctic Terns (Sterna paradisaea) to determine whether the protection provided to plovers by associationwith this colonial species is passive or aggressive. Artificial and natural nests placed=100 m from terns hadsimilar rates of survival […]

Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus)

[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Charadrius semipalmatus | [UK] Semipalmated Plover | [FR] Pluvier semipalme | [DE] Amerikanischer Sandregenpfeifer | [ES] Chorlitejo Semipalmeado | [IT] Corriere semipalmato | [NL] Amerikaanse Bontbekplevier Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics The Semipalmated Plover is a small plover with a short bill and yellow-orange legs. It has brown […]