Los Farallones

Dispatches from Point Blue’s field station on the Farallon Islands National Wildlife Refuge

Archive: Jul 2009

Mist Netting for Rhinos

July 19, 2009

Often when you hear about mist netting, it brings to mind images of delicate perching birds, like warblers and thrushes, hanging in mesh before being picked out by biologists.  We do our fair share of this on the Farallones as fall brings waves of vagrant land birds out to the islands.  However, as the seabird […]