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snowy plover

noun
1.
a small plover, Charadrius alexandrinus, mainly of the U.S. and Mexico, having a white breast and sand-colored upper parts.
Also called Kentish plover.
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  • The refuge is home to several threatened species including the snowy plover and marbled murrelet.
  • Look for signs showing where snowy plover habitat areas are located.
  • Limit use near western snowy plover protection areas.
  • The beach is also sanctuary for the threatened snowy plover.

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