Presqu’ile Piping Plover Update: Flapping and Napping!

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The Piping Plover Chicks at Presqu’ile are almost 4 weeks old.  Look how they have grown! All 3 chicks are alive and well.  They have had  lot of changes in their lives over the past couple of weeks. When the chicks were a couple of weeks old,  they received identification …

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Protecting Piping Plovers

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  Who have we here?  Someone pretty special, that’s for sure. We have great news here in Brighton.  Piping Plovers, an endangered species of shorebird, are raising a family on the beach at Presqu’ile Provincial Park for the first time in 100 years. Protection Plans in the US and Canada …

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It’s Not a Hummingbird…But What is it?

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I admit it.  The first time a hummingbird moth buzzed past me in my garden, I thought it was a baby hummingbird.  I watched closely, trying to follow this speedy little creature as it hovered and zoomed between flowers.  I noticed its long curved proboscis curling in and out as …

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Why I Love Presqu’ile!

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  Good Morning Presqu’ile!   Oh how I love you! There are so many reasons to love Presqu’ile Park, no matter when you visit.You can show up early on a hazy fall morning, and observe as Presqu’ile’s beaches and offshore islands start to come alive with sound and activity. Migrating shorebirds start …

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