Nest #2 chick has just hatched
Fireworks and beach nesting birds do not mix. However, this is a tradition that will likely live on so it’s important to keep personal fireworks off the beach and be aware of the effect that this has on others. Refer to Audubon’s tips.
Volunteers witness 2 chicks predated by Ring-billed Gulls
Yesterday, Father’s Day was very exciting as 4 chicks hatched at Nest #1. Artcle is published by Denis Langlois of Owen Sound Sun Times.
The 4 chicks from nest #1 hatch & dad is spotted carrying the eggshells away from the nest.
Children at Amabel – Sauble Community School learn about the endangered Piping Plover.
There are 8 nests in Ontario. Four nests at Wasaga Beach (Georgian Bay), three nests at Sauble Beach (Lake Huron) and one nest on Toronto Island (Lake Ontario). This is the first time in over 82 years that Piping Plovers have nested on Toronto Island.
Information about the Piping Plovers at Wasaga Beach and the first pair of Piping Plovers to nest on the shores of Lake Ontario in over 80 years.
Last years male at Port Elgin “Port Boy” is still looking for a mate. Females are in short supply this year!
A brief overview of what has been happening at Sauble Beach since the Piping Plovers’ arrival on April 30, 2015. Especially significant is the amount of ice at the shoreline during the Victoria Day long weekend.