Sunday, July 13, 2008

The Incredible Six-Legged Plover!

We spotted this unusual Snowy Plover at Bolsa Chica last weekend. It, along with several other Snowys and nesting Least Tern families, were in the fenced-off area by the inland end of the footbridge.

I always suspected that no good would come from birds breeding in an abandoned oil field.

Okay, here's what was really going on...


John said...

Heh. Those plover chicks are very cute. Nice pics!

Sparverius said...

Boy those little guys can really hide.