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Monty’s Back! Montrose Beach’s Beloved Piping Plover Patriarch Has Been Spotted In Chicago
There's no sign of Monty's longtime mate, Rose, yet, but the two have been coming to Montrose Beach since 2019 to raise chicks.
A Piping Plover Was Spotted At Montrose Beach — But It’s Not Chicago’s Beloved Monty Or Rose
It is possible Monty is on his way back to Chicago, though, according to the Chicago Piping Plovers group.
Watch Monty And Rose On The Big Screen In New Documentary About Their Chicago Journey
The feature-length documentary is a sequel to a short film that was released in 2019. It will debut Saturday at the Music Box Theatre.
Monty And Rose Bid Chicago Farewell, Leave Montrose Beach For Winter In The South
Monty flew from Chicago to Texas this week, making the trip in 53 hours. Rose is spending the season at her winter home in Florida.
Monty And Rose’s 2 Plover Chicks Now Named Imani And Siewka As They Prepare To Fly South For Winter
The Chicago Audubon Society announced the names during a livestream from Montrose Beach after seeking suggestions from neighbors.
Monty And Rose Lose 2 Plover Chicks, But Find Out The Names Of Their Remaining Baby Birds Friday
The two surviving piping plover chicks are almost ready to fly, and their names will be announced 5 p.m. Friday at Montrose Beach.
3 Of Monty And Rose’s Fluffy Chicks Hatch At Montrose Beach
Monty and Rose laid four eggs after a skunk attacked their previous nest. Three chicks hatched, with bird watchers waiting on the final one.
Monty And Rose Children’s Book Tells Story Of Endangered Duo To Fund Piping Plover Conservation Efforts
Tamima Itani named the endangered piping plovers who nest at Montrose Beach. Now, she has written their story for a children's book.
Monty And Rose Have A New Nest And Egg After Lakefront Skunk Ate Their Last 4
The resilient, endangered piping plovers have rebounded from last week's skunk attack to make a new nest and lay an egg at Montrose Beach.
Monty And Rose’s Eggs At Montrose Beach Eaten By A Skunk, But The Piping Plovers Are Trying To Nest Again
It's a setback for the endangered Great Lakes piping plovers, but birders say the couple is already attempting to produce another clutch of eggs.
Montrose Dog Beach Gets New Fencing After Lake, Sand Buries Former Barrier
The fence will again create a barrier from the dog and people beaches at Montrose Harbor, after the last one was buried by sand and swallowed by the lake.
Montrose Harbor Paid Parking Meters Could Help City Turn Profit For First Time In Disastrous Parking Deal’s History, Officials Say
Pay-to-park meters are being installed at two of Montrose Harbor's most popular attractions, as well as in several parts of Lincoln Park.
Baby Piping Plovers Are On The Way: Monty And Rose Lay 3 Eggs At Montrose Beach
It is the third-straight season Great Lakes piping plovers Monty and Rose have successfully nested along the lakefront in Chicago.
After Visitors Flock To Montrose Beach To See Monty And Rose, Officials Fence Off Dunes Natural Area
After the much-hyped return of Monty and Rose, birders and photographers flocked to the lakefront to get a look. Now the area is fenced off so the couple can find a nesting place.
Famed Piping Plovers Monty And Rose Reunite At Montrose Beach For Third Straight Summer
Rose spent the winter in Anclote Key, Florida. Monty was spotted in Texas. But the endangered birds reunited in Chicago. "It's very exciting," one local birder said.
Famed Piping Plover Rose Returns To Montrose Beach For Third Straight Year, Now Has More Room To Roam
Rose, one half of the beloved Great Lakes piping plover pair with her mate Monty, has returned to Montrose Beach after wintering in the south.
Montrose Beach Natural Area Will Expand To Protect Piping Plover Nesting Grounds, Park District Says
The Park District has approved a measure adding 3 acres of beach space favored by the piping plovers to the Montrose Dune Natural Area.
Help Prepare Montrose Beach For Return Of Piping Plovers Monty And Rose At Shedd Aquarium’s Action Day
Chicago's favorite bird couple, Monty and Rose, are likely to nest again at Montrose Beach. Here's how you can help prepare for their return.
City Fences Off Montrose Beach After Lightfoot Scolds Beachgoers: ‘It’s A Pandemic, People’
Less than 24 hours after Lightfoot's tweets, people continued to gather at the beach, walking around the fencing or entering from a beachfront bar that remains open.
What Should Chicago’s New Piping Plover Chicks Be Named? A Contest Is Taking Suggestions
Suggested names for Monty and Rose's new chicks must reflect Chicago's "heritage, culture and diversity," according to the birder group.