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Sunday, August 7, 2011

Endangered Birds Flying South

Wasaga Beach | by Keith Holland  

A family of piping plovers are finding their wings and leaving Wasaga Beach.

A family of piping plovers are finding their wings.

Jessica Dunlop -- who is the Piping Plover Coordinator in Wasaga Beach -- says all five of the eight plovers have fledged, with one remaining to take off.

Two, unfortunately, were lost to predation.

Dunlop says the birds will migrate south, and then maybe return to Wasaga Beach.

 

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