This little animal (Pluvialis Dominica) is also known as Lesser Golden Plover. They are migratory pass through Central America between January and April. The bird has one of the longest known migratory routes of over 40,000 km (25,000 mi). Its size is 26 cm (10 pounds) and its weight 150 g.
The breeding adult American golden plover has a black face, neck, breast, and belly, with a white crown and the head is small. The immature is similar but with yellow-buff spotting.