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Grasspipers are the other shorebirds - The Galveston County Daily News : Guest Columns

October 19, 2014

Guest column Grasspipers are the other shorebirds

Posted: Sunday, April 6, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 12:01 am, Sun Apr 6, 2014.

We learn very quickly in bird school that shorebirds like sandpipers and plovers live along the shore, thus the name.

Sandpipers have longer bills and probe into the mud while plovers have short bills that snag tiny life off the beach surface.

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