Shorebird Research Group of the Americas


Shorebird Research Group of the Americas




Meeting Summary and Abstracts From the Fourth Western Hemisphere Shorebird Group Meeting

US Shorebird Conservation Plan

Canadian Shorebird Conservation Plan  


Some key papers on shorebird declines:

Morrison, R.I.G., C. Downes, and B. Collins. 1994. Population trends of shorebirds on fall migration in eastern Canada, 1974-1991Wilson Bulletin, 106(3), pp. 431-437.

Morrison R. I. G., Y. Aubry, R. W. Butler, G. W. Beyersbergen, C. Downes, G. M. Donaldson, C. L. Gratto-Trevor, P. W. Hicklin, V. H. Johnston, R. K. Ross. 2001. Declines in North American shorebird populations. Wader Study Group Bulletin. 94:3438.

R. I. Guy Morrison, R. Kenyon Ross, and Lawrence J. Niles. 2004. Declines in wintering populations of red knots in southern South America The Condor, 106(1), pp. 60-70.

Bart, J., S. Brown, B. Harrington, and R. I. G. Morrison. 2007. Population Trends of North American Shorebirds: Population declines or shifting distributions? Journal of Avian Biology, 38(1): 73-82.


Some key papers on causes of shorebird declines:


Migratory behavior