Charadrius melodus

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Synonyms for Charadrius melodus

small plover of eastern North America

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Piping plovers, Charadrius melodus, were so named for their melodious singing ability.
Piping plovers, Charadrius melodus, breed on Atlantic coastal beaches from Newfoundland to North Carolina.
Increased extent of the later successional woody vegetation may be undesirable for piping plover, Charadrius melodus, which prefer open beaches with sparse vegetation.
Influence of predation on piping plover, Charadrius melodus, and least tern, Sterna antillarum, productivity along the Missouri River in South Dakota.