Summer Banding Summary, May-July 2023

May to July marked the busiest time of the season for the spring-summer banders at Palo, and as the summer went on, a shift in captures to mostly young (hatch-year) birds. Read more about the summer happenings at the Palomarin Field Station here.


If You Can’t Choose One, Draw Them All!

This is a story of an artist inspired by science. Or… it’s a story of a scientist inspired by art. Hmmm, actually, it’s both! This is a story of how beautifully art and science can merge to support a person’s path through life and inspire others along the way.


The Lookers 2022 Bird-a-Thon Summary, Sept 2022

Summary written by Mark Dettling, Banding Supervisor and The Lookers Route Planner and List Keeper.   What a great time of year! Out here in Marin County the weather is nice and the birds are migrating. That means it’s time for Point Blue’s Rich Stallcup Bird-a-thon, the 44th! It’s one of Point Blue’s biggest annual