Interagency panel identifies most-effective methods for protecting western snowy plovers from raptors
- Category: Wildlife
- Written by John Stewart
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October 1, 2015. For breeding western snowy plovers—small, federally protected shorebirds that nest along the Pacific coast—the list of predators is long. Predation management for the species serves to control some of the bird’s most common predators—including coyotes, foxes, crows, and ravens—but less so for others, like raptors.