Western Snowy Plover
Western snowy plover chicks like these hatch upon the soft sands of Pacific beaches. One of the benefits of this dredging project puts fresh new sand on Oceanside Beach for snowy plovers to use during nesting season. (File photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

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Photo by: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service |  VIRIN: 130422-A-LA999-100.JPG