- n. Plural form of shorebird.
“Do a Google or Yahoo search on the keyword shorebirds, and the top-ranked site you retrieve will be the Home Page of the Delmarva Shorebirds, a Class A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles in the South Atlantic League.”
“For migrant waterbirds such as shorebirds (waders), and especially those that are long-distance Arctic-breeding migrants, deterioration of critically important coastal spring staging areas (such as the international Wadden Sea, the Delaware Bay in the United States, and the Yellow River Delta in China) are strongly implicated in population declines.”
“By now the Osprey should be back in their nests and many other shorebirds are returning to their nesting grounds, such as Piping Plovers, Laughing Gulls and more.”
“Cleanup activities on beaches could harm shorebirds directly, by removing materials needed for foraging and roosting.”
“Out here on the Coast, all my shorebirds are leaving …”
“Many of the region's brown pelicans, terns, skimmers and other shorebirds may have escaped direct contact with the oil but are starting to nest in beaches that still have oil lurking just beneath the sand, he says.”
“From shorebirds to pelicans to sea turtles, the list goes on of animals who are in need of a bath after running into oil slicks.”
“They provide extensive coastal marine habitats important to recreational and commercial fish species, nesting habitat for sea turtles and terns, breeding and foraging sites for threatened piping plovers and other shorebirds and nesting and rookery habitats for waders and waterbirds affected by the spill.”
“These habitats support a wide range of animals, from tens of thousands of nesting shorebirds, seabirds, and pelicans to endangered sea turtles who come by the hundreds to lay their eggs each year on these protected beaches.”
“The sound of gentle waves and the call of wild shorebirds are normally all you can hear on the shores of Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, an oasis of nature just a few kilometers from the bustling urban heart of Queens, New York.”
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