Tag: whimbrel

Boucher’s Birding Blog: Migrating Shorebirds

Written by | June 7th, 2011

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It’s long-distance-migrating-shorebird time! Conservancy scientist Tim Boucher tells you what to look for — and why these birds love horseshoe crabs.

Whimbrel Takes a Turn

Written by | July 1st, 2009

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My fingers can barely move fast enough across the keyboard today. As soon as we broke the news on the whereabouts of our five tagged whimbrels, I received an urgent and excited email from my colleague Barry Truitt, chief conservation scientist for The Nature Conservancy’s Virginia Coast Reserve: “This just in — Hope has departed […]

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