Birding Hot Spots


Birding Hot Spots
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Central Oklahoma
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Piping Plover

Piping Plover. Photo © Patricia Velte

We usually see the Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus), an endangered species, as spring and fall migrants in central Oklahoma, at Lakes Hefner and Overholser; our lakeshore beaches provide migration habitat for them.  Migration through central and eastern Oklahoma has been “recorded chiefly from July 14 to October 12, and from April 18

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