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Semipalmated Plover

Charadrius semipalmatus

Description:

Small shorebird with a brown crown and back. The bill was dark with a small orange spot near the base. Underparts were white. It had a blackish brown ring around its neck.

Habitat:

Habitat: I spotted a group of these birds on a beach in the intertidal zone. They were foraging among the abundant seaweed. They would run several steps, stop, stare, and then peck at the seaweed, and then repeat.

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Christine Y.
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Christine Y.

Maine, USA

Spotted on Sep 6, 2018
Submitted on Sep 17, 2018

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