Jose M. Osorio / Chicago Tribune

Monitoring the Montrose Beach plovers: ‘It’s not just bird-watching, it’s like you’re guarding an entire line of descendants'

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Morgan Greene
Jose M. Osorio / Chicago Tribune

Birders are keeping watch over a second annual hatching of piping plovers, federally endangered shorebirds, at Montrose Beach.