Range. - Pacific coast of North America, breeding from British Columbia northward.

This is a handsome species, uniform grayish above and white below, closely barred (in summer) with blackish. During the breeding season it is found on the rugged coasts and islands of Alaska, and casually south. It breeds in the marsh grass near the shores and along the banks of streams.

Wandering Tattler. Ruff. Upland Plover.

Wandering Tattler. Ruff. Upland Plover.