Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Piping Plover

I just love working with these guys.

©2013 Steve Borichevsky

The Piping Plover is listed as endangered in Canada and the inland United States, threatened along coast. Declines resulted from direct and unintentional harassment by people, dogs, and vehicles, destruction of beach habitat for development, and changes in water level regulation.

©2013 Steve Borichevsky

Fortunately the beach that we go to manages the balance between the Piping Plover and humans.

©2013 Steve Borichevsky

Bath time.

©2013 Steve Borichevsky

Take a short flight to the shore and hop up an the sand.

©2013 Steve Borichevsky

©2013 Steve Borichevsky

Check out those sporty ‘57 Chevy tail fins!

©2013 Steve Borichevsky

©2013 Steve Borichevsky

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Chris said...

Excellent set of pictures Steve... The common ringed plover is just arriving here!

Nette Cecilia said...

Lovley photos ,Nette

Brian King said...

What a beautiful little bird! Fantastic photos! Love the catch light!

HansHB said...

A great serie of photos!
Well done!


...this is one bird that is still on my to 'spot list'. Aren't they sweet?

Frank said...

Fabulous images of this delightful little Plover.

eileeninmd said...

They are adorable birds, love these cute Piping Plovers. Great shots, Steve!

Modesto Viegas said...

Good serie!

Esther Joy said...

Oh, it's a cute little bird. Great series of shots! I learn so much by looking at others work!

Karen said...

Excellent captures of this cute bird!

Carole M. said...

a beautiful plover; I enjoyed your photographs Steve

Gary said...

Great sequence!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Arija said...

I do hope this pretty little bird manages to increase it's numbers again. Beautiful captures.

Gunilla Bäck said...

Awesome shots of these cute little guys.

Wally Jones said...

Simply wonderful photographs, Steve!

I chased reports of Piping Plovers all winter and never did spot one. Maybe next season.

Judy said...

What a wonderful little bird!!! I love the water droplets flinging about!!!

Stewart M said...

We have similar species here - and they struggle with disturbance as well.

Cheers and thanks for linking to WBW.

Stewart M - Melbourne

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