Plovers, Oystercatchers, Stilt, and Avocet

Stilt and Avocet




Black-bellied Plover (molting spring adult) - Santa Ynez River, Lompoc, CA - April, 2011 and Bodega Bay, CA - April, 2012

Black-bellied Plover (molting fall adult) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - September, 2015

Black-bellied Plover (fresh juvenile) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - September, 2014 and September, 2008

Black-bellied Plover (juvenile) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - September, 2015

Black-bellied Plover (juvenile in flight) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - September, 2011


Pacific Golden-plover (breeding adult) - Nome, Alaska - June, 2016


American Golden-plover (breeding adult) - Nome, Alaska - June, 2016

American Golden-plover (molting adult) - LaPorte County, Indiana - September, 2014

American Golden-plover (juvenile) - George Lake, Hammond, Indiana - October, 2005


Lesser Sand-Plover (breeding adult) - St. Paul, Pribilof Islands, Alaska - May, 2016


Snowy Plover (breeding eastern form) - Clearwater, Florida - April, 2002

Snowy Plover (breeding western form) - San Diego, California - April, 2011

Snowy Plover (nonbreeding western form) - Moss Landing, California - September, 2017


Wilson's Plover - Mullet Key, Florida - April, 2002


Common Ringed Plover (breeding adult) - Gambell, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska - June, 2016


Semipalmated Plover (adult) - Outer Banks, NC - May, 2017 and Moss Landing, California - April, 2012

Semipalmated Plover (juvenile) - Miller Beach, IN - August, 2014 Avalon, NJ - October, 2003, and Hammond, IN - September, 2005

Semipalmated Plover (juveniles in flight) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - September, 2011


Piping Plover (breeding-plumed adult) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - August, 2014

Piping Plover (juvenile) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - August

* Piping Plover (juvenile in flight) - Michigan City Harbor, LaPorte County, Indiana - July, 2007


Killdeer - Forsythe Park, Hammond, Indiana - May, 2003


American Oystercatcher - Outer Banks, NC - May, 2017 and Clearwater, Florida - April, 2002


Black Oystercatcher - Pacific Grove, CA - September, 2017 and Bodega Bay, CA - April, 2012


Black-necked Stilt - Salton Sea, CA - June, 2006 and Edinburg Scenic Wetlands, TX - April, 2013

Black-necked Stilt - Lake County, Indiana - May, 2015

Black-necked Stilt (in flight) - Salton Sea, California - June, 2006

Black-necked Stilt (in flight) - Lake County, IN - May, 2015 and Cane Ridge Wildlife Area, Gibson County, IN - June, 2007


American Avocet (breeding-plumed adult) - Miller Beach, Lake County, IN and Salton Sea, CA

American Avocet (breeding-plumed adults in flight) - Joerse Park, E. Chicago, Indiana - April, 1997

American Avocet (basic-plumed and juveniles) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - September, 2015

American Avocet (juveniles) - Miller Beach, Lake County, Indiana - October, 2007


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