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The Least Tern & Snowy Plover Project
at Huntington State Beach
~ 2012 Nesting Season: Reports & Photos ~
LETE Incudating her eggs
2 LETE eggs
2 LETE chicks
Least Tern incubating eggs
photo by Dr. Bruce Odou
Least Tern nest on beach
photo by Cyndie Kam
Least Tern chicks resting
photo by Cyndie Kam
Preserve Sign
April 15 The Terns returned
May 07 353 nests
May 18 468 nests, 819 eggs, 1 chick

So Far, this year 's predators are AVIAN PREDATORS.

Helpful Information for this Year's Nesting Season
Volunteers' Shift Coverage Schedule - updated July 8   How to Report Banded Snowy Plovers
Report Form (Data Sheet)   Western Snowy Plover Watch - Sept-Nov 2011
Docent Manual   Raising SNPL from abandoned eggs
Least Tern/Snowy Plover Project Slide Show    
An Overview of Domoic Acid Poisoning    
Predators & Problems to watch out for   2012 Photo Gallery - for this year's photos
2011 Report on Nesting Least Terns in CA    
Video of Mating Least Terns at the Preserve (May 2012) - photographed by Dr. Peter Bryant
Least Tern on eggs
photo by Dr. Bruce Odou
2012 Reports & Messages
April 12: Save the date: SNPL/LETE project kick-off
April 15: They're back!
May 01: Here we go!
May 04: LETE Natural Preserve: News from the Field
May 06: 2012 Volunteer Schedule
May 07: Tern News:
May 08: Tern Preserve Docent Schedule & Manual
May 10: HB Tern Count Report
May 17: Tern Times Report from David Pryor
May 22: Least Tern Count
May 23: Tern Data from Cyndie Kam
May 30: Tern Preserve News from David Pryor
June 01: Least Tern Numbers from June 1
June 08: Least Tern Numbers from June 8
June 15: Least Tern Numbers from June 15
June 19: Not a Good Day
June 22: Open Shift
June 22: Least Tern Numbers from June 22

Sea & Sage Audubon Society
PO Box 5447 • Irvine, CA 92616 • 949-261-7963