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Piping Plovers Experience Poor Nest Productivity Year in Delaware

Beach-nesting piping plovers experienced poor nest productivity on their breeding grounds in Delaware during 2021, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today in summarizing the rare shorebird species’ nesting success within the state.




Piping Plovers Nesting in Delaware Reach New High Number

For the third consecutive year, Delaware recorded a new all-time high number of nesting piping plovers, small beach nesting birds on Delaware’s state endangered list.




DNREC reports nine piping plover pairs incubating nests at Cape Henlopen’s Point and Fowler Beach

With summer just around the corner, beachnesting birds are in full breeding mode, with piping plover and American oystercatcher nests increasing their Delaware numbers and least terns making nest scrapes.




First piping plover nest of the season found at Cape Henlopen – and an American oystercatcher nest, too

Recent wet weather has not deterred beachnesting birds from beginning their nesting season at Cape Henlopen State Park – with this year’s first piping plover nest found late last week on the Point, along with an American oystercatcher nest.




Stretch of beach at Cape Henlopen State Park closed to safeguard nesting piping plovers

The first piping plover nest of the season at Gordon’s Pond Beach in Cape Henlopen State Park has been discovered, with the parents-to-be defending their territory, DNREC Wildlife Biologist Matthew Bailey announced. The nest was found late last week, and when last observed, contained three eggs.







 Pages Tagged With: "Piping plovers"

Piping Plovers Experience Poor Nest Productivity Year in Delaware

Beach-nesting piping plovers experienced poor nest productivity on their breeding grounds in Delaware during 2021, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today in summarizing the rare shorebird species’ nesting success within the state.




Piping Plovers Nesting in Delaware Reach New High Number

For the third consecutive year, Delaware recorded a new all-time high number of nesting piping plovers, small beach nesting birds on Delaware’s state endangered list.




DNREC reports nine piping plover pairs incubating nests at Cape Henlopen’s Point and Fowler Beach

With summer just around the corner, beachnesting birds are in full breeding mode, with piping plover and American oystercatcher nests increasing their Delaware numbers and least terns making nest scrapes.




First piping plover nest of the season found at Cape Henlopen – and an American oystercatcher nest, too

Recent wet weather has not deterred beachnesting birds from beginning their nesting season at Cape Henlopen State Park – with this year’s first piping plover nest found late last week on the Point, along with an American oystercatcher nest.




Stretch of beach at Cape Henlopen State Park closed to safeguard nesting piping plovers

The first piping plover nest of the season at Gordon’s Pond Beach in Cape Henlopen State Park has been discovered, with the parents-to-be defending their territory, DNREC Wildlife Biologist Matthew Bailey announced. The nest was found late last week, and when last observed, contained three eggs.