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    • Semipalmated Plover

    • Semipalmated Plover
    • Birds; Aquatic environments; Shorebirds; Plovers; Alaska
    • Shorebirds are a diverse avian group. These groups form the 49 species of shorebirds that are common in North America. They generally have small bodies, long, thin legs and no webbing on their feet. One of the interesting facts about shorebirds is...
    • Birds 10

    • Birds 10
    • Birds; Illustrations; Art; Wading birds
    • National wildlife artist Bob Hines (1912 - 1994) ilustrations including bristle-thighed curlew; long-billed curlew; willets; wilson's phalaropes; yellowlegs; golden plovers; ruddy turnstones; avocets; killdeer; stilts.
    • Piping plover on beach

    • Piping plover on beach
    • Birds; Migratory birds; Shorebirds; Threatened species;
    • Piping plover walks on New Jersey beach. The piping plover is a small, stocky, sandy-colored bird resembling a sandpiper. The adult has yellow-orange legs, a black band across the forehead from eye to eye, and a black ring around the base of its...
    • Piping Plover walking on the beach

    • Piping Plover walking on the beach
    • Birds; Migratory birds; Shorebirds; Threatened species;
    • This Piping Plover walking on the beach. The piping plover is a small, stocky, sandy-colored bird resembling a sandpiper. The adult has yellow-orange legs, a black band across the forehead from eye to eye, and a black ring around the base of its...
    • Piping Plover

    • Piping Plover
    • Birds; Migratory birds; Shorebirds; Threatened species;
    • Piping plover walking on a New Jersey beach. The piping plover is a small, stocky, sandy-colored bird resembling a sandpiper. The adult has yellow-orange legs, a black band across the forehead from eye to eye, and a black ring around the base of...
    • Piping Plover walking along the beach

    • Piping Plover walking along the beach
    • Birds; Migratory birds; Shorebirds; Threatened species;
    • This Piping Plover on the beach. The piping plover is a small, stocky, sandy-colored bird resembling a sandpiper. The adult has yellow-orange legs, a black band across the forehead from eye to eye, and a black ring around the base of its neck....
    • Piping Plovers eating on the beach

    • Piping Plovers eating on the beach
    • Birds; Migratory birds; Shorebirds; Threatened species;
    • Two Piping Plovers on the beach feeding. The piping plover is a small, stocky, sandy-colored bird resembling a sandpiper. The adult has yellow-orange legs, a black band across the forehead from eye to eye, and a black ring around the base of its...
    • Birds of conservation concern 2008

    • Birds of conservation concern 2008
    • Birds; Migratory birds; Species of concern;
    • This is a report that identifies migratory and non-migratory birds species that represent the highest conservation priorities to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
    • Semipalmated Plover

    • Semipalmated Plover
    • Birds; Shorebirds; Aquatic environments; Plovers; Donna Dewhurst Collection; Alaska
    • This image was taken at Cheney Lake, Anchorage, Alaska.
    • Western Snowy Plover with Triple Stripe Bands

    • Western Snowy Plover with Triple Stripe Bands
    • Birds; Shorebirds; Threatened species; Coastal environments;
    • The Pacific coast population of western snowy plovers breeds on coastal beaches from southern Washington to southern Baja California, Mexico. Plovers lay their eggs in shallow depressions in sandy or salty areas that generally do not have much...
    • Western Snowy Plover Nest with Eggs

    • Western Snowy Plover Nest with Eggs
    • Birds; Shorebirds; Threatened species; Coastal environments;
    • The Pacific coast population of western snowy plovers breeds on coastal beaches from southern Washington to southern Baja California, Mexico. Plovers lay their eggs in shallow depressions in sandy or salty areas that generally do not have much...
    • Western Snowy Plover Female on Eggs in Nest

    • Western Snowy Plover Female on Eggs in Nest
    • Birds; Shorebirds; Threatened species; Coastal environments;
    • A female western snowy plover sits on her nest. The Pacific coast population of western snowy plovers breeds on coastal beaches from southern Washington to southern Baja California, Mexico. Plovers lay their eggs in shallow depressions in sandy or...
    • Elk River Spit, Oregon

    • Elk River Spit, Oregon
    • Coastal environments; Habitat restoration;
    • US Fish and Wildlife Service Coastal Program is working with partners to remove non-native beach grass and restore nesting and wintering habitat for western snowy plovers.
    • Elk River Spit, Oregon

    • Elk River Spit, Oregon
    • Coastal environments; Habitat restoration;
    • US Fish and Wildlife Service Coastal Program is working with partners to remove non-native beach grass and restore nesting and wintering habitat for western snowy plovers.

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