A few more piping plovers

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This species is doing quite well along our coast after sharp declines. Some areas, including the 6 mile stretech of Plum Island have the beaches closed form 4/1 each year till mid August. Other places put up ropes around nesting areas or individual nests.

1. 1 chick is under mom - another is waiting to fights its way in
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2. At times you may see 3 babies under a parent - leading to "8 legged" plovers.
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3. Got an itch
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4. How can they even stand up much less run
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