Scientific Name:

Anarhynchus nivosus


Snowy Plover


Snowy Plover Fact File

Distribution: The Americas: central Canada to Panama; Peru to south-central Chile

Conservation Status: Near Threatened

Subspecies: None – Monotypic

A. n. nivosus: USA to Mexico; and the West Indies
A. n. occidentalis: coastal Peru to south-central Chile

Current conservation efforts