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Enthusiasm and recognition for winter bird watching on Washington's Long Beach Peninsula is at an all time high.
LOS ANGELES and NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Madison Industries, Inc., the nation's leading manufacturer of commercial grade, pre-engineered structures, today has signed a world-wide exclusive agreement with Sanderling Healthcare, LLC to build healthcare facilities. John S.
At the Oceanfront, one set of visitors arrives late in the summer and hangs around long after Labor Day. They'd be the perfect visitors to extend the tourist season, except they are birds. Called sanderlings, these buff and white critters arrive en masse in late August.
On a remote New Jersey beach, a team of biologists huddled behind a dune, out of sight of a flock of birds that gathered on a stretch of sand.
The Lesser Sand Plover (Charadrius mongolus) is a species of wading bird found in the Himalayas and infrequently across the bare coastal plains of northeastern Siberia. It has also been found in Alaska. It is migratory and winters on sandy beaches in East Africa, south Asia and Australia. There are five races of Lesser Sand Plover. In the eastern part of its range, this species is commonly accepted as the Mongolian Plover. Though the official British Ornithologists' Union spelling is Lesser...
The Red Knot (Calidris canutus), or Knot in Europe, is a species of bird found in the tundra and Arctic mountains in the far north of Canada, Europe and Russia. North American birds migrate to coastal Europe and South America, while European birds migrate to Africa, Papua New Guinea, Australia and New Zealand. This species has an extensive range and a large population of about 1.1 million individuals. There are six subspecies. The adult is 9 to 10.25 inches in length with an 18.5 to 20.8...
The Dunlin (Calidris alpina) is a species of wading bird found in the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions of northern Europe, Asia, Alaska, and northern Canada. Europe and Asia populations migrate south to Africa and southeast Asia. Alaskan and Canadian birds migrate to the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of North America. Some northern Alaskan nesting colonies migrate into Asia. It is a highly gregarious bird in the winter and will sometimes form large flocks on coastal mudflats or sandy beaches....
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