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…

Sunny Days In Alaska

The days have been full of sunshine here in Cordova, Alaska. The sun is awakening the life that was dormant during the cold winter. As the days get longer and the nights get shorter, new migrants from afar begin to arrive, rejoicing in the new season’s bounty. As shorebirds make 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…