Delaware Shorebird Project
|Presented By||Delaware DNREC Division Fish and Wildlife|
|Goal||Monitor Shorebird Populations during the Spring Stopover|
|Task||Field surveys and assist with capture of birds|
|Where||Slaughter Beach, Sussex County, Delaware, United States of America AL|
The Delaware Shorebird Project involves a dedicated team of scientists, local volunteers, researchers and birders working to mitigate the threat to our shorebirds. Since 1997, they have researched the populations and health of migratory shorebirds. Their research is vital to an international network that supports and directs shorebird habitat protection and management plans. You can be a part of this important work, helping to preserve this awe-inspiring natural cycle. Volunteers assist researchers in gathering data during an intense 5 week field season in May-June of each year. Volunteers should plan to dedicate 3 or more days to the project during this period.
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|Project Timing||Volunteers assist researchers in gathering data during an intense 5 week field season in May-June of each year. Volunteers should plan to dedicate 3 or more days to the project during this period.|
|Materials List||Binoculars, Spotting Scope, Personal Field Gear|
|Special Skills||Bird identification and ability to walk over sandy uneven terrain for several miles|
|Ideal Age Group||College, Graduate students, Adults|
|Ideal Frequency||Every day|
|Average Time||Several hours|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||At the beach, On a hike, In the car|
|Tags||delaware, horseshoe crab, monitoring, red knot, shorebird, wader|
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