Los Farallones

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

Archive: Jul 2015

Whales galore!

July 15, 2015
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As an intern working for Point Blue Conservation Science, I spend the majority of my time focused on the seabirds of the Farallones, but cetaceans are also an important part of the research undertaken here. Over the past two months, I have spent many hours cataloging the numbers of whales and dolphins around the islands. […]

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Reposting an oldie but a goodie – Murre chicks fledging

July 2, 2015
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//www.youtube.com/get_player In response to some requests, and considering the time of year – when murre chicks will soon start fledging from the island with their dads, here’s some great fledging video former intern Meghan Riley shot several years back. For more about the amazing event that is murre fledging check out this post from 2007 […]

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