Documentation of Piping Plover

Observer Information

Reporter:  Santiago Tabares Erices 
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Species, Date, Time and Location Information

Species:  Piping Plover
First Date/Time:  5/8/2019 4:03:00 PM
Last Date/Time:  5/8/2019 4:10:00 PM
Duration (total time in view):  7 Minutes
County:  Arapahoe
Specific Location:  Cherry Creek State Park
Number:  1
Age:  Unknown
Sex:  Unknown
Plumage:  Other/Unknown


Swim Beach

Viewing Conditions

Distance:  30 feet
Light:  Poor - Rainy and Cloudy

Description of the Bird

walking along water's edge. Ran/walked away when approached, so I stayed away after first approach. My presence pushed it towards the Semipalmated Plover, which the Piping Plover chased and scared away. 

Similar Species Discussion

See photos. Very Pale compared to Semipalmated Plover

Resources Used

Previous Experience

I have seen Piping and Semipalmated Plovers side-by-side a few times before two summers ago. 



Additional Information

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Date Documentation Submitted

5/12/2019 9:17:00 PM

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