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Monitoring the Montrose Beach plovers: ´It's not just bird-watching, it's like you're guarding an entire line of descendants'

By: Morgan Greene, Chicago Tribune

As Chicago moves into another phase of reopening, two federally endangered shorebirds are entering their own new phase of trying to save their species.

On June 18, four piping plover chicks hatched on Montrose Beach, the favored nesting spot of parents Monty and Rose, who flew back to Chicago after wintering apart.  

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