Have you been following the amazing story of Nellie and Nish, the Piping Plovers that are nesting at Maumee Bay State Park in Lucas County, Ohio? This intrepid pair is in the middle of a successful nesting season at the park, which is extremely notable as Piping Plovers have not nested in Ohio for over 80 years! The celebrity couple is being monitored each day to ensure their safety and well-being. They have hatched four chicks, much to the delight of birders across Ohio and elsewhere. You can read more about Nellie and Nish, and the incredible volunteer effort that sprang into action once nesting was considered imminent, here: Maumee Bay Piping Plovers.