One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A small buff-colored bird of coastal areas in eastern North America.
Charadrius melodus, family Charadriidae
- ‘Another plover you probably hope to view is the piping plover, cause of both agitation and celebration, depending upon your particular point of view.’
- ‘The endangered piping plover, found nowhere else in Quebec, nests on the islands' beaches.’
- ‘East Hampton beaches have been the preferred nesting location for about 22 pairs of threatened piping plovers in the last several years, but chick mortality has been around 60 percent.’
- ‘Three piping plovers, 50 least terns, and one oystercatcher were raised.’
- ‘Management of piping plovers includes control of predators such as red foxes, raccoons, gulls, and crows.’
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