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Piping Plovers at Lake Sakakawea

Two Piping Plovers inspect the shoreline of Lake Sakakawea, May 12, looking for a possible nesting ground. Plovers in the Great Plains make their nests on open, sparsely vegetated sand or gravel beaches adjacent to alkali wetlands and reservoirs, on sand bars, and dredged material islands of major river systems.



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This work, Piping Plovers at Lake Sakakawea [Image 4 of 4], by Eileen Williamson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.12.2014

Date Posted:05.21.2014 15:08

Photo ID:1357007

VIRIN:140512-A-RO090-147

Resolution:4272x2848

Size:1.88 MB

Location:RIVERDALE, ND, USGlobe

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