Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Bird of the Week: Piping Plover

I am excited to see that the piping plovers have just returned from their southern wintering to the Narrow River end of Narragansett Beach. 

Some pictures I took early this morning:

This species is classed as endangered by habitat destruction, and their nesting area on Narragansett Beach is cordoned off to protect them:

Learn more about piping plovers here. 

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