Family Plovers
This Asian plover is found in very small numbers in western Alaska in spring, when its bright pattern makes it unmistakable; it has even nested there. The species has also occurred as a rare stray in scattered areas south of Alaska, including Oregon, California, Alberta, Ontario, New Jersey, and Louisiana.

Illustration © David Allen Sibley.
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Text © Kenn Kaufman, adapted from
Lives of North American Birds

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Songs and Calls

A short, soft, low-pitched crrik or crrik-crrik.
Audio © Lang Elliott, Bob McGuire, Kevin Colver, Martyn Stewart and others.
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