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Hope remains for an endangered species in West Mabou

The Participater - October 16, 2023 Full article published here

Not much bigger than a sparrow, there’s a yellow legged master of disguise whose natural habitat includes the fine sand and pebbles that line the dunes of certain Inverness County beaches. While their numbers remain critically low, there are now around 60 breeding pairs of piping plovers in Nova Scotia, which is an increase from about 30 pairs in recent years.

Birds Canada, in collaboration with the municipality’s Recreation and Community Wellness Department, organized a walk-and-talk event to learn more about the piping plover, and the other inhabitants of the rich and diverse ecosystem of West Mabou Beach Provincial Park.

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