The dune grasslands in Maine are critical breeding habitat for two species of endangered shorebirds: least terns and piping plovers. Other ground nesting bird species using these habitats include laughing gills and short-eared owls. Sadly, nesting habitats of these birds has been reduced by human use of beaches. The dune grasslands occur on coastal sand dunes between high tide line and back dune marshes abutting uplands.
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