Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Monomoy refuge gunning to save endangered birds

"Sometime in the near future, possibly this winter, the ocean will deposit enough sand between Chatham's South Beach and Monomoy Island to connect the two. For the birds that nest on Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, that will be the end of the protection from predators they've enjoyed since Monomoy was separated from the mainland by a northeaster in 1958."

Link: Full Article from Cape Cod Times

Black Skimmer image courtesy of US Fish & Wildlife Service

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