Piping Plover chick - Nickerson Beach, NY

July 05, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

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5 days old Piping Plover chick sneaking up on me 🙈

5 days old Piping Plover chick exploring the Nickerson Beach, Long Island, New YorkYoung Piping PloverPiping Plover chick running - Nickerson Beach, Lido Beach, Nassau County, Long Island, New York, USA

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After a very fruitful and relaxing trip to California, I came back to a very busy work schedule. Whenever I can, I'm trying to squeeze in an hour or so of bird photography. This is one of my recent photographs, and a follow up, on a 3 just hatched Piping Plovers that I found last week at the Nickerson Beach, New York. In an effort to help photographers on their next visit to this famous beach, I wrote a free Ultimate Guide: http://www.greggard.com/blog/2016/7/nickerson-beach-ny-guide where I post frequent updates where I find these birds. I hope you will find it useful! Let me know 😊


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