Los Farallones

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

Archive: Mar 2011

January Showers Bring February Flowers and a Weaner Pod with Superpowers

March 2, 2011

We’re starting to notice veritable signs of spring here on Southeast Farallon Island (SEFI). The endemic Farallon Weed covering the island has morphed into a carpet of golden flowers. Some of the seabirds, such as the Pelagic and Brandt’s cormorants, are starting to display their breeding plumage. The Pelagic cormorants exhibit a white patch on […]