Boreal Bird Blog
Observations and updates from our Senior Scientist, Dr. Jeff Wells, and the BSI science team
July 20, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Short-billed Dowitcher Credit: Jeff Nadler Bonaparte's Gull Credit: Glen Tepke
June 23, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
The vastness and remoteness of the Boreal forest has ensured that many aspects of the biology of birds of the Boreal are poorly known. Wetlands of the Boreal are critically important breeding and...
June 1, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Congratulations to Rich Eakin of Portland, Maine for having the top Maine entry for our Boreal Birds contest and winning a prize package from the Wild Bird Center of Yarmouth, Maine that includes the...
May 20, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
The contest to guess the correct number of boreal birds that the Boreal Birders identified during the 2005 World Series of Birding on May 14 closed on May 18. The Boreal Birders found 116 species of...
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...

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