Los Farallones

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

Archive: Oct 2014

23rd Annual Farallonathon

October 30, 2014
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From September 19 to September 25, the fall crew conducted our annual fundraiser called the Farallonathon. Initiated in 1992 by then biologist Peter Pyle, the Farallonathon was created to recognize the truly unique elements of the Farallon Islands, while at the same time participating in Point Blue’s Annual Bird-A-Thon. This event is similar to a Bird-a-thon, except […]

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Early Fall Migration Summary and Highlights – Lots of Highlights!

October 6, 2014
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The Fall Crew arrived on Southeast Farallon Island on 16 August to find two adult Blue-footed Boobies, an adult Brown Booby, and the continuing adult Northern Gannet, all on Sugarloaf and right above where we conducted the switchover with the Seabird Crew. Three species of birds from the family Sulidae at one location in California […]

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