Piping Plover is an endangered species, but the Massachusetts coast hosts more breeding pairs than anywhere else. Most people get very excited to see this rare plover. I am almost embarrassed to say that I expect to see it at Sandy Point. This juvenile demonstrates the continued protection and good management by Massachusetts of the Piping Plover's nesting sites ...
|Piping Plover - juvenile|
I would love to have someone tell me that this is a Ringed Plover, but until that unlikely event, this will be a male Semipalmated Plover ...
|Semipalmated Plover - male|
|Roosting Shorebirds - plovers & sandpipers|
|White-rumped Sandpiper with Semipalmated Sandpiper (left foreground) and Semipalmated Plover (left background)|