Shorebirds

Snowy plover chick hatching
We incubate and hatch western snowy plover eggs at the Aquarium.
Aimee Greenebaum, Associate Curator of Aviculture, and Carlton Eyster of Point Blue Conservation Science (formerly PRBO) watch after releasing two snowy plovers
Aviculturists keep an eye on just-released western snowy plovers.
Tagged snowy plovers
Juvenile western snowy plovers sample their new surroundings after being released.
Western sandpipers at Asilomar Beach
Western sandpipers are plentiful along Pacific shorelines during winter.