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Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Piping Plovers at Rockaway Beach

 

Season: Season 2, Summer 2006
in order to protect this threatened species, native to the New York area, sections of Rockaway Beach are closed to pedestrians during the spring and summer when the birds are nesting.

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Rockaway Beach is closed between Beach 38th Street and Beach 57th Street to accommodate the nesting areas of several endangered and threatened shorebird species. To learn more, please visit our Rockaway Beach Endangered Species Nesting Area page.

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