Decoys Unlimited Summer Auction 7/26-27/2015 lot 730. Plover by John Dilley of Long Island, New York. Carved wings and nicely carved head. Moderate to heavily worn original paint with some age darkened rubs and flakes to wood. Knot visible on breast and lightly hit by shot. Small tight partial grain check on left side of head. Bill appears to be the original. "Birdsall PI - - " written under tail which indicates that this example was in early collections when the true identity of the maker was unsure. Est. 800-1200. Provenance: Pole And Cap Antiques (Tavares).