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Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus)

Posted on Jul 2, 2014

Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus)

This Piping Plover was not foraging…it was getting defensive! However this was not towards us as it was actually in a territorial scuffle with another individual, a fully-grown juvenile Piping Plover. On those small and narrow beaches the proverbial lines in the sand sometimes remain post-breeding and are quite literal to them.

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