Whimbrel at Dawn (IMAGE) South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Caption At high tides and at night, when feeding habitat and other safe resting sites are inundated, whimbrel flock together for safety. They seek large, isolated offshore refuges like Deveaux Bank, where disturbances from people and predators are minimal. Credit Matt Aeberhard/Cornell Lab of Ornithology Usage Restrictions Image permitted for use only within stories about the content of this release. Any other use is prohibited without express written permission of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Center for Conservation Media. Credit assets with contributor name and source when specified in file name. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.