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Diverse habitats help avoid 'bulk risk' - The Galveston County Daily News : Outdoors

September 2, 2014

Diverse habitats help avoid 'bulk risk'

Posted: Friday, March 28, 2014 10:03 am | Updated: 10:44 am, Fri Mar 28, 2014.

Many species of wading birds, such as egret, ibis and spoonbill, know to never over-fish. They know it instinctively and will leave a lagoon after feeding in it for a certain period of time.

Sometimes the tide works like a stopwatch and closes off the buffet for the waders. The birds will come back after their  food had a chance to recuperate and the floods have receded.

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