|Short tailed albatross on Tern today!! Photo by Dakshina Marlier (above), and Sarah Youngren (below). |
(We'll have better pictures later, but we dont want to disturb him/her.)
|Satellite track of a ka'upu (photo below) heading up the West Coast, looking for food before returning to its nest.|
|This is the very bird who was tracked heading up the West Coast (above), with its chick. Photo by Morgan Gilmour.|
Above: Measuring the tarsus. Below: Drawing blood samples. Abram Fleishman is holding the ka’upu. Morgan Gilmour is taking measurements and samples. This information will tell us a lot about the health of the bird.
And some other assorted news and photos:
|Female turtle on South Beach. We see mostly males and juveniles in the winter, but there's always exceptions.|
|Tern Island 'new' runway from the East end. We're glad to see birds nesting in this area.|