Piping Plover - Charadrius melodus
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The Piping Plover is a small North American plover that breeds in the Great Plains, the Great Lakes and along the eastern coast of North America. Wintering is usually around the southern and gulf coasts down through Mexico.
Diet polychaete worms, flies, midges, grasshoppers, beetles, crustaceans, mollusks, etc.