least terns

Watch for bird eggs on the beaches

As spring breakers make their way to the Gulf Coast, the Pascagoula River Audubon Center urges Coast visitors to keep an eye out for our avian friends. Our least…

Beach wildlife affected after Cristobal flooding

After surveying the damage left from Tropical Storm Cristobal, wildlife experts on the Coast are now reeling with the loss of many protected birds’ nests on our beaches. Prior to the storm, there were 18 Least Tern colonies across Harrison…

Construction on Biloxi Boardwalk delayed due to nesting Least Terns

Construction on a nearly $900,000 project in Biloxi comes to a halt. Least tern birds are nesting right where construction is taking place for the new West Biloxi Boardwalk. Construction stopped when contractors discovered the birds and the nesting area…

Volunteers protecting least terns in Pass Christian

Volunteers are out and about, standing guard to make sure the federally protected least terns stay safe during the Fourth of July holiday. Volunteers are keeping a close eye on the nesting grounds of least turns after losing 99 percent…

Protecting the Least Terns

Dozens of people in Gulfport spent their time standing guard on the beach for the Fourth of July. Volunteers with the Mississippi Audubon Center set up camp yesterday at Broad Avenue in Gulfport to help protect one of the most…