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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
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Preserve Sign
2012 NESTING STATS
April 15 The Terns returned
May 07 353 nests
May 18 468 nests, 819 eggs, 1 chick
   
   

LAST YEAR'S PREDATORS WERE: GULLS, COYOTES, RATS, & PEREGRINE FALCONS.
So Far, this year 's predators are AVIAN PREDATORS.

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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
 
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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

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