Great Lakes Piping Plover Recovery Effort

A partnership to study and conserve this migratory shorebird's endangered population between UMN, USFWS, USGS, NPS, DNR, more & You!

The boys are back in town!

1 Comment

THEY’RE BACK!!
The first Great Lakes piping plover to return for the 2015 breeding season is BO:X,g (in picture from a previous year courting a female) and arrived at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. At 13 years of age, this bird is the oldest male Great Lakes piping plover ever known!

B,O:X,g courting a female

B,O:X,g courting a female

Advertisements

One thought on “The boys are back in town!

  1. Pingback: The GLPIPL Are Coming! | Great Lakes Piping Plover Recovery Effort

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s