Los Farallones

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

Archive: Sep 2013

Blue-footed Booby Invasion Finds The Farallones

September 29, 2013
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On August 25th, some tourists visiting the east side of the Sierras took a photograph of a strange bird on the shoreline of Mono Lake. Later that day, they showed it to Max Henkels, an intern who was leading a bird walk for the Mono Lake Committee. He immediately recognized the bird in the photograph […]

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Covered in Flies

September 7, 2013
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In a season that is usually highlighted by migrant birds and rare vagrant species, this incipient fall field season has been anything but, and to our chagrin, our attention has been focused on something entirely different. Since the arrival of the fall bird crew, Southeast Farallon Island (SEFI) has been inundated and plagued by a […]

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