Save the Piping Plover

The piping plover is a small, sandy colored, ground nesting shorebird that breeds on sandy beaches along the Atlantic Coast. The plover's main defense is camouflage, making the bird, its eggs and chicks very hard to see. Plovers were once abundant but their population has declined dramatically since the 1940's.

This slide show introduces you to the challenges facing the piping plover and what you can do to protect them.

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