Date: 5/25/18 2:09 pm
From: 'Daniel & Barbara Williams' <twotringas...> [ILbirds] <ILbirds-noreply...>
Subject: Re: IBET Waukegan Piping Plover nesting observations
Observation credit also goes to Bill and Ann McClellan, who told me that
there were 2 birds present and who also confirmed nest-building activity.

Dan Williams
Rockford

On Fri, May 25, 2018 at 2:20 PM, <ericwalters7...> [ILbirds] <
<ILbirds-noreply...> wrote:

>
>
> With Dan Williams observation yesterday of a Piping Plover 'building' a
> nest at Waukegan, it has set into motion conversations between the US Fish
> and Wildlife Services and the city of Waukegan, on how best to protect the
> nest, among many other questions.
>
>
> As birders, you can help by communicating any key observations you might
> see of this Waukegan pair, especially in their nesting area in the large,
> gravel overflow parking lot, which west of the main parking lot. Note that
> Waukegan has/will be blocking off that area from cars/people traffic,
> especially for this holiday weekend. We as birders have binocs and scopes
> and ID skills, so we might see something from a safe distance, that could
> be helpful to the groups trying to plan out this nest protection.
>
>
> Thus, if you have an observation of the Waukegan Piping Plover pair,
> especially through this holiday weekend, please send and email to Brad
> Semel (at <Brad.Semel...>) or text him with your information at
> 6303993242.
>
>
> Thanks for any contribution to this exciting and currently evolving avian
> story.
>
>
> Eric Walters
>
> Zion, IL/Grandview, MO
>
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