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Piping Plover

 

Piping Plover

Charadrius melodus

A relatively stocky, small plover, and local on sandy beaches, where it nests just above the high-tide line. Solitary when foraging; rarely more than a few individuals found together at the same time Intruders near a Piping Plover nest are chased and may be pecked or bitten.