Audubon – March 1 Marks the Beginning of Beach Nesting Bird Season

Spring brings nesting sea and shorebirds to Florida’s coastlines. Making scoop nests right on the sand, the plovers, terns, and American Oystercatchers must overcome storm surges, algal blooms, and human disturbance to successfully fledge chicks each year.

So far, the first reported nests have come from Dog Island, with three Snowy Plover pairs successfully laying eggs.

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