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Category Archives: Reports
Volunteer Ellen LeBow made a visit to the Gulf side of Sand Dollar last Friday to see how the colony area was looking and see what nesting birds might still be hanging around. She also took some photos to share … Continue reading
As of Friday evening, I haven’t heard any news of what’s happening at the colony on Sand Dollar. There may be very little activity left, or there may be birds that are still raising young. Practically speaking, it would probably … Continue reading
This weekend Gulf-side stewards will find that Sand Dollar looks a little different than it did in the past. There was a big storm on August 11 that created a break-through on Sand Dollar at the location of the largest … Continue reading
Although we were a little short-staffed this past weekend, the stewards who were able to come out made a positive impression. A Gulf-side steward (we don’t know who yet!) met Randy McCormick, the environmental manager at Rookery Bay and made … Continue reading
From the lagoon site, the Kubats and Ellen report good days. Visitors were positive and friendly and showed interest in seeing the birds. The lagoon itself has had some interesting birds: Roseate Spoonbills, White Pelicans (from last week), and the … Continue reading
The main Black Skimmer colony is bursting with chicks. Steve counted 104, which he estimates is very much on the low end, since many chicks were too far away to be included in the count and some are still hiding … Continue reading