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Pining for the Field: Burrowing Owls of the West

This is the only field job that I can say I’ve ever held a lap full of baby burrowing owlets. How does one happen to find oneself in such a predicament? It was 2007 and I had applied to a field … Continue reading

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Pining for the Field: Bay of Fundy

My first bird job out of college (after having two seasons of Project Puffin under my belt), I traveled north to New Brunswick, Canada to do warbler studies in and around Bay of Fundy National Park. It was the summer … Continue reading

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Living the seabird life

Okay, so aside from snuggling chicks, I promise we’re doing real work out here! So I figure I’ll just go ahead and give you an idea of a day in the life of a Puffineer. Actually, that’s impossible, no day … Continue reading

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A return to Seal Island

Welcome to Project Puffin’s own Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge! Located 23 miles off the coast of Maine, I’ll be spending my summer here with four fellow seabird field researchers, living among the birds. We arrived via John Drury’s lobstah boat-turned-biological vessel. … Continue reading

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