Yesterday on the Farallones: “It’s a heck of a lot easier to walk north!”
What lurks in the the caves on the Farallones? We survey them to find out! It’s time once again for our quarterly cricket surveys!
On the morning of January 7th, the field team stumbled across a curious sight to behold… thousands of tubular gelatinous creatures!
Exploring the interaction of annual precipitation trends on SEFI with one of our very special island critters!
The e-seals and the Farallones e-seal team wish you the best this holiday season!
Learn more about this year’s winter crew, the first pup of the season, and how we track untagged seals from year to year on the Farallones!
There are many challenges to living and working on a remote field station. Not the least of which is a constant battle to maintain infrastructure in a rough marine environment. It takes tireless effort and dedication of staff biologists, USFWS personnel, and numerous contractors and collaborators. Read on to learn a bit more about the work done behind the scenes to the keep these remote island facilities running.
The meager flock of a few siskins grew, and grew, and grew until there were at least 587 siskins zipping around the lighthouse in large murmurations.
A Dusky-capped Flycatcher was recently found on Southeast Farallon Island increasing our list of bird species to 435. Read more about this exciting find in this new blog!
Farallonathon 2020 From September 27 to October 3, the fall crew took part in the 29th annual Farallonathon, the Southeast Farallon Islands’ spin on Point Blue’s annual Bird-a-thon fundraiser. The Farallonathon was established in 1992 to highlight diversity on the island while showcasing many of the fall wildlife monitoring programs. The rules are simple (well,
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