Sempalmated Plover Nest
Charadrius semipalmatus

f13 @ 1/1000s, ISO:800, Nikon D300S w 17-55mm @ 55mm

"Semipalmated Plover," Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Their breeding habitat is open ground on beaches or flats across northern Canada and Alaska. They nest on the ground in an open area with little or no plant growth.
Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, Canada