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In Photos: The Life of a Shorebird

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Oystercatchers

Credit: Lindsay Addison
As shorebirds that nest on open beach, oystercatchers are eye-catching, but also vulnerable, since humans, too, are drawn to stretches of sand. Researchers…Read More »









are working to better understand their migratory patterns using leg bands and, more recently, satellite transmitters. This information will help them better protect these birds.   Less «
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