Monthly Archives: August 2010

2010 Nesting Season Concludes

As many of you may already know, with this weekend the 2010 nesting shorebird season in Collier County is over. Thanks to everyone for helping to make the first year of the stewarding program a success! Overall, it appears that … Continue reading

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Colony Status This Weekend

As of Friday evening, I haven’t heard any news of what’s happening at the colony on Sand Dollar. There may be very little activity left, or there may be birds that are still raising young. Practically speaking, it would probably … Continue reading

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Break-through on Sand Dollar

This weekend Gulf-side stewards will find that Sand Dollar looks a little different than it did in the past. There was a big storm on August 11 that created a break-through on Sand Dollar at the location of the largest … Continue reading

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Other Terns on Sand Dollar

Least Terns are the only species of tern that breed in Collier County, but they are not the only species of tern that can be seen on Sand Dollar, especially on mudflats on the lagoon side. Royal Terns breed elsewhere … Continue reading

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Photos Page Finished

The rest of the sections of the photos page are complete! There are now photos of all stages–eggs through adults–of all three nesting species, plus pictures of stewards in action. –Lindsay

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Photos Page Updated

Following another weekend of stewarding which saw several of our regulars return from trips, I finally started adding photos to our “Photos” page (see the black menu bar just below the picture of the Black Skimmers). First up: stewarding photos. … Continue reading

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