After a short stint at USM, I returned to the island and this time with an assistant. The day was slow but still provided some training opportunities for Laura. She […]
There were plenty of warblers around yesterday but not too many found the nets. Still, my numbers weren’t too bad considering it is a 1 woman operation and I have […]
I have been getting things going here on Dauphin Island. Over the next 7 weeks I will be studying the migrant songbirds that pass through the island on their way […]
State of the Birds
The Migratory Bird Research Group is at it again. Our long-term banding site in Fort Morgan, Alabama has been up and running for a few weeks now and migrants are […]
From left to right: Linnea Rowse, Burnsville, Minnesota, Bird Bander; Kristen Covino, Graduate Student, University of Southern Mississippi, studying hormones in Nearctic-Neotropical Migrants; Yellow-billed Cuckoo, A Migratory Bird and bird […]
A bird that you just can’t stop yourself from gawking over.
With north winds on the Yucatan in Mexico over the last couple days, there has been little movement of migrants across the gulf and we have had very few birds […]
In order: male Indigo Bunting, Blue-winged Warbler, male Cerulean Warbler, male Orchard Oriole, and female Cerulean Warbler.
Check out the video from Southern Miss Now on the Ruby-throated Hummingbird Research going on in the lab! http://www.usm.edu/news/video/hummingbird-migration-focus-research-southern-miss