Shorebird Related Web Links

A Wilson's Phalarope wanders amongst a group of roosting Short-billed Dowitchers and Black-bellied Plover.

Photographed at Jamaica Bay National Wildlife Refuge, New York, 12 August 2001 Copyright Angus Wilson©.

General Shorebird Information and links

The shorebird Watcher -  a comprehensive site by Dick and Jean Hoffman.

Shorebird  Identification

Stint Fan - Outstanding collection of shorebird photos, the majority taken in Japan including many vagrants. The stint images are truely spectacular. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Gallinago@web - Superb collection of asiatic snipe photos. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Shore Birds in Japan - A shorebird orientated weblog by Nobuhiro Hashimoto. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Shorebird Conservation and Monitoring

Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network (WHSRN)

Top Shorebird Viewing Sites

North America

Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, Texas, USA.

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, New York.
Delaware Refuges and Delmarva Peninsula.
Shepody Bay, New Brunswick, Canada. Used by millions of Semipalmated Sandpipers during fall migration (peak in early to mid-August).
Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge, Hoquiam, Washington.




Mai Po, Hong Kong, China

Yatsu-higata, Tokyo, Japan


Eighty-mile Beach, Western Australia

Broome/Roebuck Bay, Western Australia
Miranda Shorebird Center, New Zealand


Sandwich Lagoon, Namibia
Langebaan Lagoon, South Africa


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All text and images copyright of Angus Wilson© 2002