The Virginia barrier island chain plays a significant role in the life cycle of many of the most vulnerable shorebird species in North America. The large areas of relatively undisturbed beach and marsh habitat available to shorebirds during the migratory
Abundance/distribution; Breeding/Demography/Pop Dynamics
Smith, F M.; Duerr, A E.; Paxton, B J.; and Watts, B, "An investigation of stopover ecology of the red knot on the Virginia Barrier Island" (2008). CCB Technical Reports. 532.