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Piping Plover nest protected by a predator exclosure

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The beach-dependent shorebirds project at the Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center models current and future habitat availability for nesting shorebirds in an effort to map current and likely future habitat availability on a range of sites along the U.S. Atlantic coast. Sites include Hatteras Island (NC), shown here with a piping plover nest protected by a predator exclosure.


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