Thursday, July 3, 2008

Fireworks Postponed Due To Plovers


Fireworks cannot be exploded within 3/4 of a mile of a known plover nest, and two pairs of plovers selected the private beach club on Boston Neck Road to set up housekeeping. A set of chicks has already learned to fly, so they could flee in the event the sky explodes at dusk. But the two chicks of a second pair won’t be ready to fly until July 14.

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2 comments:

Alan Cordle said...

I am pleased to hear that little skittery birds can influence our obnoxious, loud, and pollution-causing actions.

Nomi said...

yes, that's very much my sentiment!