Plovers

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Plovers

"Many of the estimated 1,400 Atlantic Coast piping plovers that are believed to winter in the Bahamas may have been wiped out by Hurricane Matthew in early October, according to a National Audubon Society official."  

http://www.capecodtimes.com/news/20161227/effect-of-bahamas-hurricane-on...

 

 

 

Yea, not good

Lets hope the missing birds are just not showing up in the counts but are still out there.  Once they fledge and are past being flightless snacks for preditors they seem like pretty tough little animals.