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As piping plovers rebound, more of Revere Beach is off limits

Eighteen piping plovers have commandeered some 500 feet of Revere Beach, an ­encouraging sign for the birds’ champions but an annoyance for some residents.

Growing numbers of the ­endangered birds, which have nested on this beach for years, mean more areas deemed off-limits to beachgoers, riling some residents and potentially deterring some of the beach’s more than 2 million annual visitors.

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