Piping Plover

Sign warning about Piping Plovers on Duxbury Beach. (WBZ-TV)

Kiteboarders Upset Over Ban From Cape Cod Beaches With Piping Plovers

Kiteboarders are pushing back against bans of their increasingly popular sport in the protected waters off Cape Cod. Federal officials say the kites are scaring away piping plovers and other threatened and endangered shorebirds from their traditional nesting areas.


(Credit: US Fish And Wildlife/Website)

Parts Of Duxbury Beach Restricted To Protect Endangered Birds

Duxbury Beachgoers will need to find a new beach, at least for the start of the summer season.


(Photo Credit: Carl Stevens/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Parts Of Revere Beach Closed To Protect Endangered Birds

Longtime Revere beach residents haven’t seen anything like it: parts of the beach have been roped off to protect the nests of Piping Plovers.