Watch Out for Endangered Piping Plover Chicks on Maine’s Beaches, Urge MDIF&W and Maine Audubon

**MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE** 284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333 [www.mefishwildlife.com][1] Main Number: (207) 287-8000 *MEDIA: For more information, call Edie Smith at (207) 592-4348* **MAINE AUDUBON** 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth, ME 04105 *MEDIA: For more information, call Laura Minich Zitske at (207) 233-6811* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2011 **Watch Out For Endangered Piping Plover Chicks On Maine’s Beaches** AUGUSTA, Maine – As Maine’s beach season hits high gear, beachgoers are reminded to care for rare Piping Plovers. The small shorebirds are listed as an endangered species in Maine and are on the federal list of threatened species

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MDIF&W: Wildlife Biologists Monitoring Peregrine Falcons in Portland

####MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE 284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333 [www.mefishwildlife.com]( http://www.mefishwildlife.com ) PUBLIC: Main Number: (207) 287-8000 *MEDIA: For more information, call Wildlife Biologist Judy Camuso at 657-2345* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2011 **Wildlife Biologists Monitoring Peregrine Falcons in Portland** PORTLAND, Maine — A popular pair of Peregrine falcons continue to get special attention from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. MDIF&W staff recently was joined with associates from the BioDiversity Institute and the Maine Department of Transportation to band Peregrine falcon chicks and collect data from a popular nesting site along a Portland bridge

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MDIF&W: Wildlife Biologists Monitoring Peregrine Falcons in Portland

MDIF&W: Wildlife Biologists Monitoring Peregrine Falcons in Portland

####MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE 284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333 [www.mefishwildlife.com]( http://www.mefishwildlife.com ) PUBLIC: Main Number: (207) 287-8000 *MEDIA: For more information, call Wildlife Biologist Judy Camuso at 657-2345* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2011 **Wildlife Biologists Monitoring Peregrine Falcons in Portland** PORTLAND, Maine — A popular pair of Peregrine falcons continue to get special attention from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. MDIF&W staff recently was joined with associates from the BioDiversity Institute and the Maine Department of Transportation to band Peregrine falcon chicks and collect data from a popular nesting site along a Portland bridge. “It’s part of an ongoing monitoring program to keep track of individual birds,” said MDIF&W Wildlife Biologist Judy Camuso.

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MDIF&W: Wildlife Biologists Monitoring Peregrine Falcons in Portland

MDIF&W: Wildlife Biologists Monitoring Peregrine Falcons in Portland

####MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE 284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333 [www.mefishwildlife.com]( http://www.mefishwildlife.com ) PUBLIC: Main Number: (207) 287-8000 *MEDIA: For more information, call Wildlife Biologist Judy Camuso at 657-2345* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2011 **Wildlife Biologists Monitoring Peregrine Falcons in Portland** PORTLAND, Maine — A popular pair of Peregrine falcons continue to get special attention from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

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