DWH NRDA Bird Study 8 - Breeding Shorebirds

Metadata Updated: December 11, 2019

The primary objective of Deepwater Horizon NRDA Bird Study #8 (Breeding Shorebirds) was to assess breeding, beach nesting bird populations impacted by the spill. Data were collected in the 2010 and 2011 seasons, which are contained in separate datasets and covered by two work plans. Mainland coastal beach, barrier and delta island habitats throughout the Gulf were being impacted by the spill and beach-nesting birds were also facing significant threats from oil spill response activities, both pre-landfall preparations and post-oiling clean-up activities (e.g., beach-raking, boom placement, off-road vehicle use, clean-up crews, etc.). The Coastal Bird Conservation/Conservian (CBC) received funding prior to the oil spill to perform routine monitoring of several beach-nesting bird species in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama in 2010, but then the Deepwater Horizon incident occurred, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service contracted CBC to help incorporate their data and expertise into the natural resource damage assessment. The study contributed to the quantification of impacts to Wilson's plover, Snowy Plover, and American Oystercatcher. The work plan is titled "Gulf Coast Breeding, Beach-Nesting Bird Populations in Areas Impacted by the BP Deepwater Horizon / Mississippi Canyon 252 Oil Spill Bird Study #8" and is available here: https://www.fws.gov/doiddata/dwh-ar-documents/787/DWH-AR0215540.pdf and the addendum here: https://www.fws.gov/doiddata/dwh-ar-documents/787/DWH-AR0202128.pdf. Other associated reports are available on the Deepwater Horizon administrative record, https://www.doi.gov/deepwaterhorizon/adminrecord

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Metadata Created Date December 11, 2019
Metadata Updated Date December 11, 2019
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