Piping Plover chicks

Piping Plover chicks

Detailed Description

 

USGS scientist Sara Zeigler holds piping plover chicks while working in the field with members of the Virginia Tech Shorebird Program. Virginia Tech scientists capture and band piping plover chicks and adults each year along the Atlantic coast in order to monitor population survival, reproduction, and movement (https://www.vtshorebirds.fishwild.vt.edu/).

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Image Dimensions: 3264 x 2448

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Location Taken: US