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Birders from Michigan and Ohio regularly visit the marsh, field and forest habitats of Pointe Mouillee to see ducks, shorebirds, herons, eagles, ospreys, warblers and more.
So what’s a shorebird like a snipe doing at the toe of a glacier, where most of the ground is covered in 2 feet of snow?
A wetland restoration project near the Del Mar Fairgrounds has turned a former parking lot into a salt marsh, populated by shorebirds, fish and fiddler crabs.
Some 40% of migrating North American waterfowl and shorebirds use the route.
The willet, a large shorebird familiar to even casual observers on our coast, may one day be split into the Eastern willet and the Western willet.
The researchers used western sandpipers, one of 93 shorebird species that saw their numbers decline after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The flooding, combined with sea level rise, habitat loss, saltwater intrusion and subsidence, leaves shorebirds with a bleak future.
One bright spot was found on Elmer's Island, where the survival rate for shorebirds was higher than much of the coast, presumably thanks to a recent beach restoration project.
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