Great Lakes Piping Plover

Date:Mar 24, 2017

Great Lakes Piping Plover:  An Endangered Shore Bird Near You. Stephanie Shubel. Overview of the history of this bird, how to identify, & practices involved in helping it recover along our lake shores. Session A Room 310. There are a lot of amazing things about GLPIPL, and Piping Plovers, in general. Here’s some of them!

An adult Piping Plover weighs ~50 grams which is equivalent to half a stick of butter!
A recently hatched Piping Plover chick weighs ~5 grams which is equivalent to one US nickle!