research

09/01
2017

Project Puffin: Island Life

I am thrilled to bid you good day from 23 miles off into the Atlantic Ocean where I will be living for the next two weeks on a remote island… Read more »




09/08
2017

Project Puffin: Seal Island 2017 Season Summary

Since I only rolled into Seal for just the post-season this year, I thought I’d brush up on the deets of what went on this summer with our beloved terns… Read more »




08/18
2017

Pining for the Field: Puerto Rico

For our next foray into the Pining for the Field series, I’ll take a look back to 2006 when I travelled to Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge to study Smooth-billed Anis…. Read more »




07/21
2017

A Peek Into a Beach-Nesting Seabird Colony

Photos by author.   From Sarasota, I took the bridge to Lido Key, one of multiple barrier islands that line the west coast of the state of Florida. Following the… Read more »




05/15
2017

Project Puffin: A Story Review

The book is Project Puffin: The Improbable Quest to Bring a Beloved Seabird Back to Egg Rock by Stephen W. Kress and Derrick Z. Jackson As a “Puffineer” of three seasons… Read more »




04/09
2017

Drones Over Wildlife: Harassed From Above?

On Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge last summer, while working for Audubon’s Project Puffin monitoring seabird nesting colonies, five of us researchers were relaxing on the porch of our cabin… Read more »




03/22
2017

What’s abuzz with team Wild Lens..

As a proud, newly minted member of the Wild Lens team, I’d like to introduce myself: Hello! I’m Stacey Hollis, I’ll be contributing to the Wild Lens blog with stories… Read more »




12/11
2014

Der Stellersche Seelöwe (Steller Sea Lion)

For the last three years while assuming my role as Project Director on our Eyes on Conservation series I have been working in Alaska on a Steller sea lion survival… Read more »




07/23
2014

The Importance of Bird Banding

Now is the time of year when many bird observatories begin their fall banding season, placing sometimes thousands of uniquely numbered aluminum bands on birds all across the continent. Why… Read more »




06/25
2014

The spider that jumped at me…

***The following is a guest blog post from biologist and researcher Matt Adams. Matt is asking some fascinating research questions about a group of animals that are often unfairly demonized:… Read more »