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.
Galveston Bay Area Chapter (GBAC) members have monitored nesting sea turtles and shore birds for the last several years.
Inside, you'll find exhibits focused on tidepools, shore birds, and mammals, plus a 20,000gallon aquarium filled with hundreds of creatures native to the Northwest.
All they have to do is avoid the swarm of black bass, croakers, trout, reds, stripers, mangrove snapper, shore birds, crabs, and well .
This finding suggests a plausible entryway of this gene into Antarctica from South America through the Atlantic or Pacific-American flyway, which are common routes used by shore birds, such as the ruddy turnstone, white-rumped sandpiper (Calidris fuscicollis), and red knot (Calidris canutus) (10).
If you're looking for a camera to stop even the flightiest of shore birds, this is for you with an incredible 14fps burst, all in focus thanks 61 AF points.
Shore birds and other wildlife were killed or seriously injured by the miles-long spill.
5 Look out for oystercatcher and other shore birds around the Emblestones as you approach the harbour at Newton Haven.
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.
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.