Los Farallones

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

Archive: Feb 2013

Drawing on the the Rock!

February 16, 2013
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 Western Gull, Black Oystercatcher and a Farallon weed leaf This is  third visit I, Sophie Webb, have made to the Rock or South East Farallon Island (SEFI) in the past 12 months ( in the 80’s and 90’s I worked as a PRBO intern in various programs out here). My last trip to the island was for […]

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“The world needs to know the truth about seals” -Russ Bradley

February 6, 2013
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(Never mind he was referring to their tendencies to roll around in their own filth). It’s not likely that the elephant seals here on Southeast Farallon Island have ever heard of Socrates, Plato or Aristotle. They must have had to figure a few things out on their own, including fasting as a means to rid […]

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