31 Cool Bird Facts #26 – Semipalmated Plover

Semipalmated Plovers [Charadrius semipalmatus] are common shorebirds that can best be described as small, brown and white, and completely adorable. The Semipalmated Plover has been seen to swim short distances across small water channels during foraging while on migration. Chicks also swim short distances to follow parents to small islets on shallow lakes. – Cornell

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Shorebird Battles – Semipalmated Plovers

In a much more relaxed argument than the fighting Ruddy Turnstones, these digiscoped Semipalmated Plovers were trying to work out their disagreements through words (or peeps). Step one – stick out your booty Counter-attack with another booty raise Peep out your problems… Take a nap when done Thanks to Swarovski Optik for loaning out a

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