Tag: shorebirds

December 2, 2015

Wild Cam: How Airplanes Ruffle Plover Feathers

Wilson’s plovers (Charadrius wilsonia) would probably do well with a little peace and quiet when incubating their eggs — whether from natural predators, humans, vehicles and, according to recent research,...

September 1, 2015

Contamination Found in Seabirds Near Georgia Superfund Site

A new study by researchers in Georgia found that contaminants from a Superfund site near Brunswick have spread much farther than previously thought. The study, published recently in Environmental Science:...

August 14, 2015

Effective New Model for Predicting Shorebird Habitat

Seashore managers have a new tool to help them protect future habitat for the federally endangered piping plover. “A lot of the national parks and especially the national seashores along...