Plover chicks at Montrose mark new chapter i…

When I arrived, Rose was fidgety on the nest. July 7, 2021, was another hot one on Chicago’s beaches. The humidity was thick in the air as beachgoers stood almost shoulder-to-shoulder on the sands. As if to portend the drama that was to come, the winds shifted off the lake and a fog rolled in. The temperatures dropped about 15 degrees almost immediately.

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