Shore birds

(Zool.) a collective name for the various limicoline birds found on the seashore.

See also: Shore

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Perhaps it was this--perhaps it was the look of the island, with its grey, melancholy woods, and wild stone spires, and the surf that we could both see and hear foaming and thundering on the steep beach--at least, although the sun shone bright and hot, and the shore birds were fishing and crying all around us, and you would have thought anyone would have been glad to get to land after being so long at sea, my heart sank, as the saying is, into my boots; and from the first look onward, I hated the very thought of Treasure Island.
The council have fenced off a small area of Druridge Bay, near Druridge Bay Country Park, and hopes that excluding people and dogs from this area during the summer will allow shore birds to colonise and successfully fledge their young.
It's hard to spend a day on the water and not encounter dolphins, manatees, sea birds, shore birds, and other life.
This increase was due to the restrictions of human beach users at important nesting times for shore birds.
Let's use our brains to think of a way that the humans can do their kiteboarding and the shore birds can live peacefully.
One of two new shore bird rugs from Jellybean, the Shore Birds design is by Jennifer Brinley.
THINGS TO DO: Shop and dine on St Armands Circle; kayak the mangrove tunnels on South Lido: hit the beach; spy shore birds, dolphins and manatees.
This isolated islet which is adjacent to Asry dry dock called Julaia is meant to be one of the safest spots for a variety of migratory wading and shore birds like several species of sea gulls, black back, black-headed, herring, and lesser gulls as will as egrets, herons, cormorants, stilts and flamingos in addition to our territorial species like the common terns, plovers, sandpipers and many more.
It's not just the shore birds that live up there, but raptors that breed in the river habitats and along the ocean cliffs, and the drilling will upset them deeply.
Visit two refuges that make up the Willamette Valley National Wildlife Refuge Complex and expect to see a wide variety of waterfowl species as well as wading and shore birds, raptors and song birds.
Wading birds and shore birds such as terns, gulls and plovers are well-represented on all the islands.
Injured shore birds and waterfowl appear all year round, as well as some injured opossums, raccoons, and nutria very infrequently.