The Waiting Game

Squint. Harder. Until all of the muscles around your eyes are so tense that they could almost carve your eyeballs out their sockets. Relax, and do twenty reps. This is what my shorebird surveys are like. For three weeks now I’ve been venturing out on the same Bay, stopping at Read more…

The Great Wetlands

“La mejor herencia que podemos dejarle a nuestros hijos es amor, conocimiento y un planeta en el que puedan vivir.” A thin white layer of snow covered the ground today… it’s no wonder the shorebirds have yet to make their appearance here in Colorado. As time progresses, I begin to Read more…

Shorebirds are Arriving

It’s been three weeks since we had the training in San Diego and I am very amazed of how much I have been learning since. In the field  I have manage to accurately identify each shorebird with its proper name allowing me and my intern partner, Karina, to efficiently and accurately Read more…

Frozen Waterfall

Who would have thought there would be such beauty hidden in such a small town.  During a hike up a nearby mountain, I was greeted by a frozen waterfall. My eyes could not fathom the beauty and perfection of it. My thoughts became like the waterfall….. frozen in time. All Read more…