Beating the Odds: A Year in the Life of a Piping Plover

Piping Plover
Walker Golder

Piping Plovers are birds on the brink. With only 8,000 adults left, habitat loss and human disturbance are the two biggest threats to Piping Plovers today.

From Canada to the Caribbean, Audubon is working to safeguard sandy beaches critical to the birds' survival.

You can help us by becoming a Plover Lover.

 

Become a Plover Lover!

LEARN MORETAKE ACTION

ESRI
DISCOVER our interactive plover map

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Shawn P. Carey
PLEDGE to share the beach with shorebirds

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Kathy Giarrano
FOLLOW Melody's migration story

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Shawn P. Carey
GIVE to help Audubon protect plover habitat

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John Huba
READ about plover heroes across Audubon

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Johann Schumacher
ACT to protect Plovers in North Carolina

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