Plover on the beach

This is likely a young semipalmated plover (rhymes with lover) on Devonshire Beach on Sunday, August 13.
Collins Dictionary defines semipalmated as an adjective, referring to bird feet which have “the front three toes partly webbed.”
Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Western North America describe a semipalmated plover as “a small, plump, brown-backed plover, half the size of a killdeer, with single dark breast-band … juvenile: slightly browner above and breast-band may be incomplete.”

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