Abstract or Description

The Bald Eagle, Piping Plover, Roseate Tern, and Least Tern are examples of shorebirds that make their nests along the coast of Maine. This map shows nesting sites along with human population. Shorebird nesting sites are compared with human density in coastal counties and overall population in coastal towns.

Source Data Note

Geographic data and nesting site locations from the Maine Office of GIS. Population data from the 2000 U.S. Census.


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