New Volunteer Coordinator Jenna Skinner and Don Kennedy at Sauble Beach. Don shows us a plover hut that he has been working on with MNRF over the winter.
A first time ever! Sauble Beach chick that hatched in 2015 was spotted in Florida last winter.
A view of the Sauble Beach shoreline and location of all nests from 2007 to 2015 incl. Submitted by Don Kennedy.
Details about the volunteer Monitoring program. Attend one of two sessions.
A first time ever – report of a Sauble Beach chick spends winter in Florida
2015 chick hatched at Sauble Beach spends its first winter in Florida.
A great article about the Piping Plovers monitored in the Bahamas. The discovery of some Great Lakes Piping Plovers forces the reality that this species is the most critically endangered with approximately 285 Great Lakes Piping Plovers in the world:
The 2016 International PIPL Census takes place this June. The last recorded number in 2011 was 8,000. Carolyn Hann is co-ordinating the count in Ontario. Refer to contact details.
When this photo was taken in 1986 there were only 17 breeding pairs of Piping Plovers in all of the Great Lakes, all of which were on the US shoreline. Innocent fun! Watching the joy on a child’s face as she fed the birds. Thirty years later, we’ve learned so much more. Plover Lovers everywhere are hoping to get the …
The 5 year International PIPL Census is taking place this year … likely during the first 2 weeks of June – would you like to help? Details are available.