Each winter the waters surrounding the Farallon Islands teem with charcoal-colored, behemoth-sized visitors arriving from the north… the Gray Whale!
We’re not referring to the season spring, but a ‘spring tide.’ This is a term referring to the periods of higher high and lower low tides during new and full moon. There is some really cool stuff in our intertidal!
On the morning of January 7th, the field team stumbled across a curious sight to behold… thousands of tubular gelatinous creatures!
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!
We just started our week-long Farallonathon – a bird-a-thon and bio-blitz all rolled into one.
by Adam Searcy On September 8th, 2017, I was finishing up the last shark watch of the evening at the lighthouse atop Southeast Farallon Island. At about 5:15PM, thick fog rolled in, so I shut down the watch and sheltered inside of the lighthouse to see if it would clear. It did not, so at
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