Background: Shorebirds and Shorebird Habitat
- What is a shorebird? What is a staging area?
- Are shorebirds in trouble?
- How far do the shorebirds migrate and when are they in Maine?
- What do the shorebirds need when they are in Maine?
- What is special about Maine for shorebirds?
- What are the threats?
Information provided by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife (IF&W).