Snowy Plover
Charadrius nivosus
Order: CHARADRIIFORMES
Family: CHARADRIIDAE

Description from AllAboutBirds.org © Cornell Lab of Ornithology with permission Snowy Plover Range

A small plover of beaches and barren ground, the Snowy Plover can be found across North and South America, Eurasia, and Africa. In North America it is restricted to the Gulf and Pacific coasts of the United States, and scattered inland localities from Saskatchewan to California and Texas.


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