Presqu’ile Piping Plover Update: Flapping and Napping!

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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Why I Love Presqu’ile!

  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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Welcome to Gull Island

  Welcome to Gull Island. This windy, treeless little island in Lake Ontario sits just off the south shore of Presqu’ile Provincial Park, in Brighton, Ontario.  It is a haven for wildlife.   Discovering who is there during  different seasons of the year is what makes Gull Island fascinating. In March, thousands of…

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Spectacular Shorebirds

  Spectacular shorebirds!   You bet.   To know them is to love them.  These little birds are superstars. Take a look at the gorgeous feather patterns and impressive bills on these shorebirds. Every spring and fall, shorebirds make their epic migratory journey to their arctic breeding grounds, then back…

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