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The western snowy plover is a small shorebird that is protected under the federal Endangered Species Act.
In addition to swans, visitors can expect to see geese, herons, egrets, raptors and shorebirds.
As Hurricane Harvey approached the Texas Gulf Coast, radar picked up the mass exodus of many of the region’s shorebirds ahead of the storm.
The plain's lands and waters are breeding, nesting, spawning, calving, feeding and denning grounds for caribou, polar bears, musk oxen, wolves, waterfowl, shorebirds, snowy owls, arctic grayling — more than 200 species in all.
The strikingly pockmarked landscape is unique to the Arctic, and has created a biological hotspot for thousands of nesting migratory shorebirds, caribou, Arctic char and other animals.
The spike in the numbers of hawks, sparrows, robins, terns, and other songbirds and shorebirds — and a few rare species — is being driven by northwest winds and a pattern of cold fronts that have emerged along the East Coast over the past month.
Like many shorebirds, yellowlegs are animated, even chasing down small fish in shallow waters.
Take a kayaking tour and get a glimpse of the shorebirds, raptors and turtles.
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