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The Pacific golden-plover (Pluvialis fulva) belongs to the family Charadriidae under the order Charadriiformes.

Pacific golden-plover taxonomy

The family Charadriidae was first described by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in a guide to the contents of the British Museum published in 1820.

The family Charadriidae comprises two subfamilies, Vanellinae (Bonaparte, 1842) and Charadriinae (Leach, 1820). The Vanellinae comprises two genera and the Charadriinae comprises eight genera.

The genus Pluvialis was first introduced by Mathurin Jacques Brisson (30 April 1723 – 23 June 1806), a French zoologist and natural philosopher, in the year 1760. The genus Pluvialis includes four species, viz., Pluvialis apricaria, Pluvialis fulva, Pluvialis dominica and Pluvialis squatarola.

The species Pluvialis fulva was first introduced by Johann Friedrich Gmelin, a German naturalist, entomologist and herpetologist, in the year 1789.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Pluvialis fulva
Species:P. fulva
Genus:Pluvialis
Subfamily:-
Family:Charadriidae
Order:Charadriiformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Pacific golden-plover - Pluvialis fulva
1.Pacific golden-plover - Pluvialis fulva 351
Photo by Dominic Sherony

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2.Pacific golden-plover - Pluvialis fulva
Photo by JJ Harrison

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3.Pacific golden-plover - Pluvialis fulva
Photo by Alpsdake

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4.Pacific golden-plover - Pluvialis fulva
Photo by Lip Kee

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5.Pacific golden-plover - Pluvialis fulva
Photo by patrickkavanagh

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6.Pacific golden-plover - Pluvialis fulva
Photo by Bering Land Bridge National Preserve

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7.Pacific golden-plover - Pluvialis fulva
Photo by Dr. Raju Kasambe

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8.Pacific golden-plover - Pluvialis fulva
Photo by Dominic Sherony

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1.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pacific_Golden_Plover_(Pluvialis_fulva)_(26372463152).jpg (cropped)
Author: Dominic Sherony | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 2/5/18
2.Photo source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pluvialis_fulva_2_-_Laem_Pak_Bia.jpg (cropped)
Author: JJ Harrison | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 2/5/18
3.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pluvialis_fulva_(0s3).JPG (cropped)
Author: Alpsdake | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 2/5/18
4.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pgp_Pulvialis_fulva_690V4048_-_Flickr_-_Lip_Kee.jpg (cropped)
Author: Lip Kee | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 2/5/18
5.Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/patrick_k59/8348295699/ (cropped)
Author: patrickkavanagh | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 2/5/18
6.Photo source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pluvialis_fulva_-Bering_Land_Bridge_National_Preserve,_Alaska,_USA-8.jpg (cropped)
Author: Bering Land Bridge National Preserve | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 2/5/18
7.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki (cropped)
Author: Dr. Raju Kasambe | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 2/5/18
8.Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/9765210@N03/26464765785/ (cropped)
Author: Dominic Sherony | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 2/5/18
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