By Waterbird Intern Sarah Cantwell
such as stilts, avocets, and terns, while simultaneously deterring predatory gulls from nesting?” This project will compare characteristics of islands that are used for nesting by each species. The results will be used to develop guidelines for island design in the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project. As for my future, I will be saying goodbye to the West Coast and heading back east to work with endangered marsh birds in their breeding habitat.
Sara Cantwell was an intern in SFBBO's Waterbird Program. She completed her B.S. in Wildlife and Conservation Biology at the University of New Hampshire. She has a passion for birds and has always been interested in helping conserve wildlife and all natural resources. She spent the last couple of years working with threatened loons and other waterbirds in the Northeast and worked closely with other wildlife species in California.
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