Posts Tagged: shorebirds

Last Chance to Pipe Up for Piping Plovers »

Cape Hatteras National Seashore is a natural treasure on North Carolina’s coast. But proposed regulations threaten the seashore’s imperiled shorebirds and sea turtles. See what you can do to protect the seashore and the wildlife that call it home, before it’s too late.

Christening, tern style »

  Least terns make up for in moxy what they lack in size. As I walked along the edge of a Gulfport, Mississippi, beach where terns were nesting, a whole cadre of bird-chaperones cautioned me to “watch it suckah!” A group of the tiny white birds hovered a few feet over my head, occasionally charging…. Read more »