Lindsay Addison

Coastal Biologist

Articles by Lindsay Addison

Coastal Nesting Recap: Terns Persevere and Bird Populations Hold Strong
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Coastal Nesting Recap: Terns Persevere and Bird Populations Hold Strong

— Take a look back at how coastal birds fared this nesting season.
Battery Island: A Nesting Oasis for Wading Birds
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Battery Island: A Nesting Oasis for Wading Birds

— This Cape Fear island hosts the largest colony of wading birds in North Carolina and is off-limits to visitors during the spring and summer.
Staff Check on Coastal Birds After Isaias Storms Past
Coastal Islands Sanctuary Program

Staff Check on Coastal Birds After Isaias Storms Past

— Birds that nested early fared well, but Brown Pelicans and Black Skimmers lost chicks that were too young to fly.
Coastal Nesting Update: Black Skimmer Banding Takes Off
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Coastal Nesting Update: Black Skimmer Banding Takes Off

— Pelicans, egrets, terns fledging chicks as summer heats up.
Wainwright Island Gets New Sand... and Birds!
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Wainwright Island Gets New Sand... and Birds!

— Manmade dredged-material islands are vital for the state’s populations of Royal and Sandwich terns.