Chicago birders mourn iconic piping plovers, the late Monty and missing Rose: ‘The story’s not over’

Source Chicago Sun-Times
Original Load Date May 25, 2022, 11:01 p.m.
Last Updated May 25, 2022, 11:01 p.m.
Original URL https://chicago.suntimes.com/2022/5/25/23142304/piping-plovers-monty-rose-chicago-memorial-montrose

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Just feet away from where Chicagoans were first captivated by the city’s famous and endangered piping plover couple, Monty and Rose, volunteers and community members came together Wednesday to grieve their loss. Monty, the male plover, died at the beach May 13 after volunteers noticed him behaving ...