Tag: black skimmer

March 7, 2022

TWS2021: Dredged material provides nesting areas for birds

Sediment dredged from the bottom of estuaries to improve shipping passages for boats can be formed into good island nesting habitat for coastal birds like black skimmers. Black skimmers are...

January 14, 2021

WSB: Electric shocks deter fish crows from seabird colonies

It may come as a shock, but electrifying fake seabird eggs and filling them with toxins are both strategies that help protect imperiled seabirds from crows. Fish crows (Corvus ossifragus)...