Los Farallones

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

Archive: Aug 2009

There Be Whales Here!

August 11, 2009

With the arrival of August, we have seen the departure of many breeding seabirds. Most Cassin’s Auklets chicks have fledged, Common Murres are no longer present, and Western Gull fledglings are beginning to take flight. The fog has lifted most days, giving us excellent visibility for whale watching. While there has been a great reduction […]