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Piping Plover - Great Lakes Population
Breeding Pairs

Graph of Piping Plover Breeding Pairs: 1981-2007

 

Graph of the number of piping plover breeding pairs from 1981 to 2007.

 

Table of Piping Plover Breeding Pairs: 1981-2007

 

Year

Number of Breeding Pairs

Notes

2007

63

 

2006

53

 

2005

58

 

2004

55

 

2003

50

 

2002

51

 

2001

32

 

2000

30

 

1999

32

 

1998

23

First year that orphaned piping plover chicks and abandoned eggs are captive reared and fledglings then released.

1997

23

 

1996

24

 

1995

21

 

1994

19

 

1993

18

 

1992

16

 

1991

17

 

1990

12

 

1989

16

 

1988

14

 

1987

15

First year that nests are protected from predation by surrounding the nests with wire mesh exclosures.

1986

16

Piping Plover listed as endangered.

1985

19

 

1984

13

 

1983

18

 

1982

14

 

1981

17

 

 

 

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Last updated: October 24, 2012