Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Pluvialinae — certain plovers.

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Examples

  • For instance, Helen "Pluvialis" lectures on science, and is a poet of note.

    Egregious-- and Hilarious-- Error

  • Its proprietor, "Pluvialis", just shyly told me of it, though apparently she has been linking to us for a while.

    Fretmarks

  • Its proprietor, "Pluvialis", just shyly told me of it, though apparently she has been linking to us for a while.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • There are also ringed plover Charadrius hiaticula, grey plover Pluvialis squatarola, knot Calidris canutus, redshankTringa totanus and bar-tailed godwit Limosa lapponica among many other species.

    Banc d'Arguin National Park, Mauritania

  • I found Xtin via Pluvialis/Fretmarks they are friends IRL and what a find it was.

    Some photographs

  • I found Xtin via Pluvialis/Fretmarks they are friends IRL and what a find it was.

    Superior Scribblers

  • Punta Rasa is an important feeding and resting spot for many migratory bird species including Calidris canutus, C. Fuscicollis, Limosa haemastica, Pluvialis dominica, Charadrius falklandicus, and gaviotines (Sterna hirundo).

    Semi-arid Pampas

  • Several migratory wader species are regular visitors to the island, principally are double-banded dotterel Charadrius bicinctus, eastern golden plover Pluvialis dominica, turnstone Arenaria interpres, whimbrel Numenius phaeopus and bar-tailed godwit Limosa lapponica.

    Lord Howe Island Group, Australia

  • River bed invertebrates support a diverse birdlife including wrybill Anarhynchus frontalis, paradise shelduck Tadorna variegata, black-billed gull, black-fronted tern Sterna albistriata and banded dotterel Pluvialis obscura.

    Te Wahipounamu (South-West New Zealand World Heritage Area), New Zealand

  • Of course, Pluvialis was all over this a month ago, scooping the Times by a mile.

    Vinkensport

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