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Conservation of Nearctic Shorebirds

  • Stanley E. Senner
  • Marshall A. Howe

Abstract

The public, and the government agencies that they influence, are often aroused to the cause of wildlife conservation only after species are seriously endangered. Unfortunately, the protection and restoration of already endangered species is at best an expensive and difficult endeavor; at worst, it can be a futile one. Thus, there is no question that preventive measures are the best ones. This is certainly the case in conservation efforts directed toward shorebirds.

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Gray Harbor Shorebird Species Piping Plover Western Sandpiper Snowy Plover 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stanley E. Senner
    • 1
  • Marshall A. Howe
    • 2
  1. 1.Hawk Mountain Sanctuary AssociationKemptonUSA
  2. 2.U.S. Fish and Wildlife ServicePatuxent Wildlife Research CenterLaurelUSA

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