Veil of Ruin

Saving Endangered Piping Plovers Through Photography

A project in St. Petersburg, FL by Danny Sauvageau

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Saving Endangered Piping Plovers Through Photography Calendar. As I document color banded birds on their wintering grounds in Florida.
Backers: 47
Average Pledge Per Backer: $26

Funded: $1,201 of $3,000
Dates: Oct 5th -> Nov 4th (31 days)
Project By: Danny Sauvageau
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Latest News

Ending but not over!

November 3rd - via:
It seems my Kickstarter Project will come to an end tomorrow without reaching its goal. I thank all that have committed to back this project but it is not OVER! I will be starting a new project with the same objectives tomorrow, but lowering the... (Read More)

Running Out Of Time.............

October 31st - via:
Time is Flying Away............ The end is almost here................... please tell anyone you know about my project. The way Kickstarter works is - if you don't make your goal, you won't get any funds. I have found and documented 7 new banded... (Read More)

Busy Week!

October 29th - via:
I have been out several time since the last update. Here are some numbers from those days- 10-21-14 Three Rooker Preserve in Pinellas County - 66 total Piping Plovers 17 banded. I cover three areas at Three Rooker and spent 5 hours searching.... (Read More)

Road Trip Miami Part 2..............Now to Tigertail Beach!

October 21st - via:
Unknown Banded Bird with only a metal band. After spending time at Crandon Beach, more than a four hour drive from where I live in St. Petersburg, I was now going to travel back across the state. A two hour drive down the Tamiami Trail to Marco... (Read More)

Road Trip Part 1..............Miami!

October 18th - via:
Piping Plovers at Crandon Beach in Miami, FL. I had to take a run to Miami for a meeting at 10AM. Instead of fighting morning traffic I head out for St. Petersburg at 2AM. Got to Crandon Park early and was able to get in and get some sunrise photos.... (Read More)

Another New Banded Piping Plover!

October 14th - via:
Saving Piping Plovers Through Photography Update- I was able to get out for a couple hours between two lines of storms today. I surveyed a new area Redington Beach in Pinellas County, FL when I ran into this Piping Plover with an unusual color band... (Read More)

Where is the money going?

October 11th - via:
Thanks again for those who already pledged! Where is the money going? Here is a breakdown of the time and money I have already spent just in this calender year. Time in the field - 402 hours Time editing photos and documenting - 333 hours Miles... (Read More)

Another New Piper! Great Lakes Bird!

October 9th - via:
New Piping Plover! A long day in the field covering Anclote Island State Park on the south and north ends and surveying Anclote North Bar. I found this Great Lakes bird today. Great Lakes Piping Plover are the most critical of all the Piping Plovers.... (Read More)

New Banded Bird 10-8-2014

October 8th - via:
New Banded Piping Plover is another Canada Bird! My 118th different color banded Piping Plover was found on Passage Key NWR in Manatee County, FL. This was my first time surveying the tiny island. This Piper was there with 4 other Piping Plover, a... (Read More)

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