Los Farallones

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

Archive: May 2011

The Tufted Puffins of the Farallons

May 30, 2011
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Imagine yourself as young tufted puffin. You have been on the open ocean since you first left the cozy crevice where you were born on the Farallon Islands. You’ve fished for food, diving and swimming underwater; slept on the ocean; and ridden out winter storms. Now it’s springtime and you’re looking good, you’ve grown long […]

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Get your daily photo fix

May 23, 2011
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                        After two weeks off, Farallon Photo a Day is back!

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People Power

May 7, 2011
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Farallon Seabird Crew 2007 On June 7th, 1967, C.J. Ralph and John Smail became the first PRBO biologists to overnight on the Farallones. They spent 4 nights on the island, as guests of the Coast Guard who were still permanently stationed here. I’m sure these biologists could not imagine the idea that PRBO would have […]

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