Tag Archives: Western Snowy Plover

Snowy Plovers returning to restored Humboldt Bay South Spit habitat

Snowy Plovers returning to restored Humboldt Bay South Spit habitat

Bureau of Land Management ARCATA – For nearly two decades, Bureau of Land Management staff in Arcata have been grooming beach habitat to encourage nesting by western snowy plovers, small shorebirds that are listed as a threatened species. For much of that time, BLM staffers were disappointed when the birds ignored the new nesting areas.

Pampered Plovers Pumped Up On Pudding, Go All Raptor

APRIL 1, 2044, CLAM BEACH – In an effort to protect the area’s dwindling population of crows, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service plans to target the birds’ primary predator – the Western Snowy Plover. The last Christmas/Festivus Audubon Bird Count revealed that there are fewer than a dozen crows residing in the Clam Beach

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