Boreal Bird Blog
Observations and updates from our Senior Scientist, Dr. Jeff Wells, and the BSI science team
May 13, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Posted by: Jeff Wells Today was my last chance in the north to do a dry run. The morning started cold--I actually had to pull out my winter hat and gloves! I don't know if it was the cold or the lack...
May 13, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Posted by: Derek Lovitch Dave Sherwood and I left the southern home base in Millville, after enjoying another spectacular sunrise over the Maurice River. If I sent you a picture, and asked you to...
May 12, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Posted by: Jeff Wells My alarm rings at 4 AM again this morning but today when I step into the dark parking lot there is no one else to be seen. By about 4:30 I am on top of a small hill trying to...
May 12, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Another whirlwind day down in SoJersey! Out of the house pre-dawn and worked the Delaware Bayshore for lingering ducks (saw very important things like a Pintail, a pair of Gadwall, and a single...
May 11, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Posted by: Derek Lovitch, team member Today was a long day of riding roads and scouting pine barrens and overgrown fields for some of the southern specialties, such as Kentucky Warbler, Prothonotary...
May 11, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Posted by: Jeff Wells, team leader Today is a 4 AM wakeup. A few minutes after waking, I step out into total darkness in the hotel parking lot and find Will Russell sipping his first cup of coffee of...
May 9, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Posted by: Jeff Wells, team leader After a morning of birding for the camera in Evergreen Cemetary (a favorite local birding locale) in Portland, Maine, Derek and I headed south for New Jersey on...
May 6, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Posted by: Jeff Wells, team leader Guess how many boreal bird species--from the 260 featured in the boreal bird guide (www.borealbirds.org/birds.html)--that the Boreal Birders will see during the...
May 6, 2005 | David Childs
The World Series of Birding is one of the top competitive birding events in the world with 70-80 teams competing annually. The event is a 24-hour (midnight-to-midnight) marathon of skill, planning,...
May 5, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Jeff Wells - Team captain and senior scientist for the Boreal Songbird Initiative. Jeff received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Ornithology from Cornell University and served as the National Bird Conservation...

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