Piping Plovers on a beach

Piping Plovers on a beach

Detailed Description

The piping plover (Charadrius melodus) is a small sand-colored, sparrow-sized shorebird that nests and feeds along coastal sand and gravel beaches in North America. The adult has yellow-orange legs, a black band across the forehead from eye to eye, and a black stripe running along the breast line.


Image Dimensions: 1140 x 854

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Location Taken: US