Monthly Archives: February 2013

302 Fourchon Lab Specimens…

In the office of the Fourchon Lab are specimen jars both large and small.   Wilton, the caretaker of the property, was close to retirement.  I wondered if the specimens would be discarded after he left. And so I decided … Continue reading

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Summer 2012: Assorted moments from Fourchon

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Summer 2012: Orchard Oriole Nest

On June 12th, I found this Orchard Oriole nest.  First, I started seeing a male Orchard Oriole at the entrance of the West Fourchon Beach site (usually perched on the fence.) Then I started noticing that when I drove the … Continue reading

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Summer 2012: Graduates

Out of 116 Wilson’s Plover chicks that were banded, 41 were re-sited as fledged individuals.  Allow me to introduce you to the class of 2012:

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Summer 2012: Bird Banding

This summer’s bird breeding study included bird banding.     A total of 116 Wilson’s Plover chicks and 57 Least Tern chicks were banded.    Color bands were organized to create an individual banding combination for each chick.  Wilson’s Plover … Continue reading

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Summer 2012: Birds, Birds and more Birds

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Summer 2012: Flora and Fauna

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