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Piping Plover
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In 1986, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed the piping plover as endangered in the Great Lakes watershed of both the U.S. and Canada, and as threatened in the remainder of its range in the U.S. The plover breeds in three geographic regions of North America: the Great Lakes (currently U.S. only), the Northern Great Plains (U.S. and Canada), and the Atlantic Coast (North Carolina to Canada). The plovers migrate through and winter in coastal areas of the U.S. from North Carolina to Texas and in portions of Mexico and the Caribbean and spend up to 10 months of their life cycle on their migration and winter grounds. They can be seen in South Carolina from July 15 through as late as May 15.

Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) | Summary

 

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Program Documents
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Habitat Management Recommendations

Kiawah Island East End Erosion and Beach Restoration Project

2010 Nonbreeding Piping Plover Conservation Workshop Proceedings

BMPs For Shoreline Stabilization To Avoid And Minimize Adverse Environmental Impacts

Inventory Of Habitat Modifications To Tidal Inlets In The Coastal Migration And Wintering Range

The Status of Sandy Oceanfront Beach Habitat In The Coastal Migration And Wintering Range

Comprehensive Conservation Strategy for the Piping Plover Coastal Migration and Wintering Range in the Continental United States

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Piping Plover Survey Information
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PIPL Band Identification Training

Guide To Recording PIPL Bands

How To Resight and Report Banded Piping Plovers

Example PIPL Survey Datasheet

Example PIPL Survey Spreadsheet

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Program Links
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Designated Critical Habitat

Species Profile

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Program Contact
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Last updated: December 3, 2013
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