Life on the beach at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge and occasional other birding adventures and, of course, piping plovers.
Tuesday, June 19, 2007
news from the cape
Three piping plover chicks were found dead. It's amazing the plover monitors found the bodies so they can do a necropsy. They couldn't have been there long without being eaten by a gull or a crow or other scavenger. It will be interesting to see what they died of.