Snowy plover -- Habitat -- Oregon, Snowy plover -- Oregon -- Behavior
Brief description of an encounter with a Snowy Plover discovered at a nest site near the mouth of Tahkenitch Creek in Douglas County, Oregon. The plover was buried up to its neck in sand, presumably caused by high winds. The article describes the authors' efforts to resuscitate the plover.
Farrar, J.D., A.A. Kotaich, D.J. Lauten, K.A. Castelein, and E.P. Gaines. 2012. Snowy Plover buried alive by wind-blown sand. Western Birds 43:189-191.