|Many fine photographs of shorebirds have been made available for personal use on the web, but most are copyright protected beyond that. They are excellent study tools and provide rewarding viewing.|
|Paul Hertzel has provided many links tophotographs (Images of Shorebirds.) I have tried not to duplicate his links here.||The Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network (WHSRN a program of Manomet Observatory for Conservation Sciencesin partnership with Wetlands International- the Americas) presents a Shorebird Gallery of many compact photo files, also used in a "Virtual Birding" quiz. I have not duplicated these links either.|
This gallery was updated Aug. 19, 1996 with photos by Michael P. Gage, David A. Rintoul and Mike Patterson.
|Don't miss The Virtual Birder's OnLocation(sm): Shorebird Gallery: Arthur Morris/BIRDS ASART- a gallery of 22 of Arthur Morris's outstanding photos.|
or the many shorebird photos of
|Another photo quiz is provided by the US National Biological Survey as one part of The Patuxent Bird Quiz.|
|Plus . . . don't miss "The Shorebird Watcher" Shorebird Photo Quiz!|
(or the non-interactive version)
I have found several other sources that contain many photoseach.
Additional photographs have come from a variety of sources. Many thanks to all these fine photographers and the web sites that provide them.
I have followed the taxonomy of Hayman, Marchant and Prater (Shorebirds, an Identification Guide. 1986) with current AOU taxonomy where species differ. For a checklist of shorebirds of the world, go to Robert B. Hole, Jr.'s Birds of the World on the Web Project.
last updated: Nov 26, 1998