Audubon Coastal Bird Survey-Hancock County - Ladner Pier, Waveland, MS
Ladner Pier, Waveland, MS
Audubon Coastal Bird Survey (ACBS)
Fall 2016 Survey Pulse (20 Aug - 30 Oct 2016)
Join Audubon volunteers and staff to count and document coastal bird species. This survey pulse gauges the health of coastal bird populations and provides valuable data for addressing the conservation needs of coastal waterbirds that breed, migrate and winter along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Dates: See below
Duration: 1.5 hours
Site Type: Mainland Beach
Site Description: This site has sandy beach on either side of a large pier, with rocky jetties on either side. Reddish egrets, Ruddy turnstones, and a variety of plovers and sandpipers are common on the mudflats directly adjacent to the jetty. The opposite side of the road has mature live oaks and suburban yards which attracts common suburban passerine species such as mockingbirds, crows, and blue jays.
Dates: See list below
Meeting Location: Ladner Pier (parking area) 125 N Beach Blvd, Waveland, MS 39576
Transect GPS Coordinates: (Start at Sarah's Lane) 30°17'13.0"N 89°21'44.2"W to (End at Vacation Lane) 30°16'35.4"N 89°22'24.5"W
If you have questions about meeting times and location, please contact ACBS Site Coordinator, Barbara Bowen at (602) 319-0538 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Time is subject to change, depending on weather conditions, please contact Site Coordinator to verify times.