Snowy Plover - Charadrius alexandrinus

Length 6.0-6.8 in (15.2-17.1 cm)
Wingspan 1.4-1.5 ft (42.0-45.0 cm)
Weight 1.1-2.0 oz (32-56 g)
Clutch Size 3-5
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Not recognized
Continents:NA, SA

The Snowy Plover is found in both North and South America, usually on the western and gulf coasts. The Snowy Plover is a threatened species. Part of the problem is that they like to build their nests on sparsely vegetated beaches along the coast. This has made them vulnerable to people and their animals.

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