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

Archive: Jun 2016

Orange is the new bill – The “uncommon” murre

June 16, 2016
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We all thought we had “crazy eyes” when this bird was first sighted by summer research assistant Brad Wilkinson at our Common murre colony on Shubrick Point. But sure enough this “uncommon” trait within murres popped up among the sea of black and white. Point Blue’s Farallon Biologist, Pete Warzybok, who has spent 17 seasons […]

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