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Monty and Rose

Monty and Rose
Monty and Rose

Memorial Set For Monty, Beloved Piping Plover Who Died At Montrose Beach

Monty died last week after spending the past three summers nesting and mating at Montrose Beach with Rose, a female piping plover.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Beloved Piping Plover Monty Has Died At Montrose Beach: ‘He Was The King Of Montrose’

Monty the Great Lakes piping plover and his mate, Rose, stole Chicago's heart by nesting at Montrose Beach and raising their chicks there for several years.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Where’s Rose? Monty’s Back, But Bird Watchers Still Await Plover’s Return To Montrose Beach

Great Lakes piping plover Monty has been back for weeks. Rose has not been seen — but there's still hope she'll make her return.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park