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World Shorebirds Day!

Today, September 6th 2014 is the first ever World Shorebirds Day. What are shorebirds you may ask. Sure. “It’s that group of birds which are largely found next to the shore, whether it’s beach shores or inland wetland shores, but they do occur in other habitats as well,” says Rob Clay, director of the Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network. “Some species are grassland dependent, others are forest dependent; there are even a few species that occur in arid habitats. They may be found on the coast or at 4,000-plus meters up in the Andes.” - Excerpt from http://blog.allaboutbirds.org/2014/09/05/first-ever-world-shorebirds-day-highlights-need-for-conservation/ There...

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