Hello from Johnson’s Bayou!!! We had a great first day in the field today. On our very first day of banding, we caught 61 birds!! These included the first bird […]
We are making our final preparations before heading off to the field. Today I completed my checklist(S) of items to pack and then double checked everything. Tomorrow we will pick […]
Our field site in Johnson’s Bayou, Louisiana, is a little over 6 hours away from the USM campus. It is located along the northern coast of the Gulf Of Mexico […]
Newly varnished bird boxes awaiting use in the field.
Kristen Covino tidying up the lab.
There is always something going on here at the Migratory Bird Research Group! While our field seasons are limited to the spring and fall migratory periods, outside of that time […]
Hello all, As you may know, Hattiesburg Mississippi was hit by a massive EF-4 tornado. Our campus sustained damage, but the Bird Lab (and all its members) are fine. This […]
Hello fellow bird enthusiasts, biologists, and curious bloggers. This is the University of Southern Mississippi’s Migratory Bird Research Group’s blog for recording experiences both in the field and in the […]
Just a short note here to introduce my current research as a prelude to, what I am sure will be, many interesting posts to come. I am studying migrant songbirds […]