Black-bellied Plover  ( Pluvier argenté )      This species is of special interest to Timiskaming birders.    All sightings should be documented and reported.

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Pluvialis squatarola

Description:    Black-bellied Plover in breeding plumage
Photo Date:   May 22, 2009

Location:  

Hilliardton Marsh

Photographer:  

Michael Werner

General Notes

 

Abundance: Uncommon Earliest observed:  

Typical spring arrival:

May 22

Typical fall arrival:

Aug. 27
Breeding Status: Migrant Latest observed:  

Typical spring departure:

June 8

Typical fall departure:

Sep. 30

Documented Observations

 

 

May 29, 1954. One observed in Uno Park by W. John Smith.

May 25, 1969. Three observed in Virginiatown area by Percy Richter.

September 20, 2007. One seen and photographed at Hilliardton Marsh by Michael Werner.

September 22, 2007. One seen on Gowganda Lake by Gertrude Trudel.

September 25, 2007.One seen and photographed at Hilliardton Marsh by Michael Werner.

May 22, 2009. Four seen and photographed at Hilliardton Marsh by Michael Werner.