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In October, a study came out in the Journal of Wildlife Diseases examining how Americans assess the risks posed to them from diseases that originate or circulate in wildlife populations. Humans are notoriously poor at allocating risk; swimming at a beach where a shark has been sighted recently gives a person pause, while climbing into […]
One of the things I find most rewarding about maintaining this blog is the contact it gives up with people outside the SEANET community. When members of the public see anything unusual in the seabird world, they tend to head straight to the internet and google what they’ve seen. Searching “tagged bird” or “tagged gull,” […]
You are always in my thoughts, Seanetters, and today, I am thankful for all the time, dedication, curiosity and good humor you bring to our project. Here’s a bit of that lattermost quality: Enjoy your feast, and to those who celebrate, Happy Hannukah as well!
As if it were not clear before, this quiz once again drives home the fact that I could just turn this whole thing over to dead bird quiz expert Wouter, who is always right and who generally does a nice job walking us through how he arrives at his i.d. This time, he nailed both […]
Apologies for the slowed pace of my posts of late. I’m closing in on the end of my teaching semester, and after that, you can look forward to several weeks of restored vigor here on the SEANET blog. For now, here’s a Dead Bird Quiz, just to keep your minds sharp:
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