Name
Snowy Plover
Scientific Name
Category
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Taxon
Birds
Snowy Plover (Charadrius nivosus) is a small (15-17 cm) shorebird that is discontinuously distributed across the Americas, inhabiting beaches; mudflats; lake edges; playas and open, barren ground. They eat insects, crustaceans, and other invertebrates, which they catch by using a run-and-pause technique.


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