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Snowy Plover (Charadrius nivosus nivosus)

Snowy Plover (Charadrius nivosus nivosus), Tigertail Beach, Marco Island, Florida

 

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The snowy plover (Charadrius nivosus) is a small wader in the plover bird family. It breeds in Ecuador, Peru, Chile, the southern and western USA and the Caribbean. Long considered to be a subspecies of the Kentish plover, it is now known to be a distinct species.

 

Source: Wikipedia

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snowy_plover

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Taken on October 9, 2010