Pluvialis dominica

Common Names: American golden plover
Category: Birds
Sub-category: Lapwings & Plovers

Adults are spotted gold and black on the crown, back and wings. Their face and neck are black with a white border; they have a black breast and a dark rump. The legs are black.

In Connecticut, these birds can be found foraging near coastal areas; beaches and tidal flats.

Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.