Confirmation of an active nest on Toronto Island

Cheryl Ferguson Articles, Local News

Ontbirds subscribers, The Piping Plover has now moved from the status of ‘historical breeding species’ to that of an active contemporary breeding species in the Greater Toronto Area. Earlier today, I confirmed the presence of an active nest of Piping Plover on the beach at Hanlan’s Point on Toronto Islands. This represents the first nesting of Piping Plover on the …

Orientation / Training Session June 4, 2015

Cheryl Ferguson Plover Lovers Committee

Hello all of you that love the plovers!  This is a friendly reminder that we have a Volunteer Monitors’ Orientation / Training session this Thursday, June 4th 7 – 9:00 pm  at the Sauble Beach Community Centre – Community Centre Drive, N0H 2G0 Thank you very much for your interest in volunteering for the Piping Plover Recovery Program this Spring/Summer!! We hope you …

Stew Nutt

Port Boy still without a mate.

Cheryl Ferguson Port Elgin, Updates from the Beach

Our boy in Port Elgin was last seen Tuesday night. I am making an effort to check the shorlines to see if I can find him. He has waited a long time trying to find a suitable mate (any mate actually). I wish him the best. Stew Nutt Note: Port Boy was unsuccessful in finding a mate at Sauble Beach …

GLPIPL may nest on Toronto Islands

Cheryl Ferguson Articles, Global News, Local News

Two potential pairs have been observed on the Toronto Islands in Lake Ontario. This is the first time any GLPIPL might take up summer residency to breed at this site since 1934. That’s 81 years since there were GLPIPL chicks on the Toronto Islands.