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Snowy Plover by Nikki McDonald

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Snowy Plover
I think this is a "coastal western snowy plover" which apparently differs from an "inland western snowy plover". I found him in a protected habitat for them, Oso Flaco Lake dune preserve. The banding on one leg tells when the bird hatched and if known a # is added which indicates its hatching order in the brood - color indicates brood. The other leg is for adults.
Category: Animals

Uploaded on 1/22/2013 4:56:35 AM
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