Piping Plover, Atlantic Coast Population
Northeast Region

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  • Reproduction rights for photographs by Richard Kuzminski are granted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Park Service, and non-profit educational institutions exclusively for non-profit purposes. The photographer reserves the right to alter the criteria for reproduction usage. All other reproduction rights shall be allowed only upon the photographer's written permission. Contact Richard Kuzminski at Canidae Productions, P.O. Box 312, Wood-Ridge, NJ 07075 or call (201) 507-0368.


  • Unless otherwise indicated, all black and white illustrations (including the adult and chick on the title graphic) are by Julie Zickefoose. These may be used without permission for any non-commercial purpose. If you wish to use these illustrations for a commercial purpose, contact Ms. Zickefoose at juliezick@aol.com or at Route 1, Box 270, Whipple, OH 45788.



Last updated: March 21, 2012
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