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It's My Park: Piping Plovers at Rockaway Beach

 

 Piping Plovers, an endangered species of shorebird, lay their eggs, hatch and fledge at a section of Rockaway Beach reserved just for them which is protected by the Urban Park Rangers. 

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Know Before You Go

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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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