Scientific Name:

Pluvialis squatarola


Grey Plover


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Distribution: Northern Eurasia, Alaska and Canada; in winter global on coasts.

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Subspecies: Three

P. s. squatarola: northern Eurasia and Alaska

P. s. tomkovichi: Wrangel Island (north-eastern Siberia)

P. s. cynosurae: northern Canada

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