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Snowy Plover
Charadrius nivosus (Cassin, 1858)
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Charadriidae
Genus:
  Charadrius

Scientific:
  Charadrius nivosus

Citation:
  (Cassin, 1858)

Reference:
  Rep.Expl.Surv.RR.Pac. 9 p.xlvi,696

Protonym:
  Aegialitis nivosa

Avibase ID:
  F012ED4BC8CD3876

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 824030


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Charadrius nivosus nivosus: US to Mexico and West Indies; winters to Panama
  • Charadrius nivosus occidentalis: Coastal Peru to s-central Chile
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Snowy Plover
Czech:
  kulík západní
German:
  Amerika-Seeregenpfeifer
Danish:
  Snepræstekrave
Spanish:
  Chorlitejo nivoso
Finnish:
  pulmustylli
French:
  Pluvier neigeux
Icelandic:
  Snowy Plover
Italian:
  Piviere nevoso
Japanese:
  yukichidori
Japanese:
  ユキチドリ
Dutch:
  Amerikaanse Strandplevier
Norwegian:
  Snølo
Polish:
  sieweczka jasna
Portuguese:
  Snowy Plover
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Snowy Plover
Russian:
  Чилийский зуёк
Slovak:
  kulík snežný
Swedish:
  snöstrandpipare
Chinese:
  雪鸻


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Snowy Plover ( Aegialitis nivosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Aegialitis nivosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Aegialitis nivosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Aegialitis nivosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Aegialitis nivosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Aegialitis nivosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Aegialitis nivosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Aegialitis nivosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Snowy Plover ( Aegialitis nivosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Aegialitis nivosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Aegialitis nivosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Aegialitis nivosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Aegialitis nivosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Aegialitis nivosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Aegialitis nivosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Aegialitis nivosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Aegialitis nivosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Snowy Plover ( Aegialitis nivosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Aegialitis nivosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 3]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Pluvier neigeux ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius occidentalis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius occidentalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.01:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.03:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.04:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.01:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.03:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.04:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.01:
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Snowy Plover ( Charadrius nivosus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Charadrius nivosus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Charadrius [alexandrinus or nivosus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Arabic: الزقزاق الاسكندراني
Bulgarian: Морски дъждосвирец
Catalan: Corriol nevat
Czech: Kulík západní
Danish: Hvidbrystet præstekrave, Snepræstekrave
German: Amerika-Seeregenpfeifer, Schneeregenpfeifer
Greek: Θαλασσοσφυριχτής
English: Cuban Snowy Plover, Kentish Plover, Snowy Plover
Spanish: Chorlitejo Blanco, Chorlitejo nivoso, Chorlo nevado, Chorlo Nivéo, Frailecillo Blanco, Playero, Playero Corredor
Spanish (Colombia): Chorlito patinegro
Spanish (Cuba): Frailecillo Blanco
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Chorlito Niveo, Playero, Playero Corredor
Spanish (Mexico): chorlo nevado, Chorlo Nivéo
Spanish (Peru): Chorlo Nevado
Estonian: ameerika mustjalg-tüll
Finnish: Pulmustylli
French: Gravelot neigeux, Pluvier à collier interrompu, Pluvier neigeux
Haitian Creole French: Ti Plivye blanch
Hebrew: חופמי אלכסנדרי
Croatian: Morski Kulik
Italian: Piviere nevoso
Japanese: Shiro-chidori, yukichidori
Japanese: ユキチドリ
Korean: 흰물떼새
Latin: Aegialitis nivosa, Charadrius alexandrinus, Charadrius alexandrinus nivosus, Charadrius nivosus, Charadrius occidentalis
Dutch: Amerikaanse Strandplevier
Norwegian: Snølo
Polish: sieweczka jasna
Portuguese: borrelho de coleira interrompida
Russian: Морской зуек, Снежный зуёк, Чилийский зуёк
Slovak: kulík krátkonohý, kulík snežný
Slovenian: beloceli deževnik
Serbian: morski zujavac
Swedish: Snöstrandpipare, Svartbent strandpipare
Chinese: 环颈鸻, 環頸(行鳥), 雪鸻
Chinese (Traditional): 白臉環頸鴴

 

         

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