Have you ever seen a PIPL wearing an orange flag on its leg? This article explains what it means. Kudos to the GLPIPL Recovery team in their efforts to incubate abandoned / threatened eggs.
The Nature Conservancy of Canada has announced the completion of six new conservation projects in New Brunswick’s Tabusintac and Neguac bays.
Historical GLPIPL Range Represented This Year General 2015 GLPIPL Breeding Sites (plus Duluth, Minnesota) As if breaking the record number of pairs (still currently at 73 pairs for 2015) wasn’t enough for this season, the other big story is that the historical range (at least the edges of it) has been represented this year for the first time in decades. We …
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.
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.
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.
Dr Francesca Cuthbert discusses the plight of the Piping Plover. If the population reaches 100 pairs in Michigan and 50 elsewhere in the region, and holds there for five years, the piping plover stands to be classified as recovered.
By Cheryl Santa Maria Digital Reporter Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 2:16 PM A recent report by the U.S. Geological Survey suggests that toxins in the Great Lakes are killing birds at an alarming rate. Since 1999, it’s estimated that more than 100,000 birds have died from avian botulism in this region. The disease attacks the nervous system leading to paralysis and, …