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Quogue, New York


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 640 mm
Exposure 1/5000, f/6.3, ISO 640 
Image size 800 x 533 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Charadriiformes   Family  Charadriidae

Deutsch  Flötenregenpfeifer Dutch  Dwergplevier
Italian  Corriere fischiatore Spanish  Chorlitejo Silbador


This plover was photographed in a restricted, nesting area and is protected under NewYork and Federal Law. This endangered species shows a dark narrow breast band, sometimes incomplete, as in the paler-faced East Coast birds of the melodus subspecies.


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Piping Plover
Charadrius melodus
Pluvier siffleur

Jean-Michel PAULUS