Moving Rocks

The shorebirds are coming in by the hundreds! I have never had to count so many birds in one sitting or location. I was extremely overwhelmed by the large quantity and variation of shorebirds at the Blanca Wetlands for the fall migration! After a couple hours, I became used to Read more…

Variable conditions

As my internship comes to a close, I find myself spending [possibly] an obsessive amount of time looking at Field Technician positions.  Strolling through the different list-serves is eye-opening to the assortment of positions out there for biology nerds: a tech to search for dead birds along power lines, a Read more…

‘Murre-ica

Eagles are to America as Murres are to Yaquina Head. Visitors come from all around the world to witness the natural and historical beauty of Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. Oftentimes, I stand on the observation deck of the lighthouse with my scope and look for Common murre nests in Read more…

Crazy Deisy May Days

Deisy May (Not really her middle name but it’s what I call her) is beyond awesome. She is also beyond crazy, spontaneous, and forgetful. I have never met someone that asks so many times in a day, “where did I put my…” Not only did she forget her personal cell Read more…