Posted by: Sandy Steinman | May 2, 2018

Shorebirds Face Major Extinction Threat

The New York Times has an article on the extinction threats to shorebirds by John W. Fitzpatrick is the director of the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology and Nathan R. Senner is a researcher at the University of Montana.

A worldwide catastrophe is underway among an extraordinary group of birds — the marathon migrants we know as shorebirds. Numbers of some species are falling so quickly that many biologists fear an imminent planet-wide wave of extinctions.

Read article at  Opinion | Shorebirds, the World’s Greatest Travelers, Face Extinction – The New York Times


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