Each Tuesday a team of expert birders, led by Master Naturalist Jack Chiles, takes a refuge bird census by recording the number of birds they encounter throughout the refuge. They report their findings to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology for use in research, see the link below for recent results.
Read about Jack's adventures while completing the current bird census.
American White Pelicans by Jack Chiles
Painted Bunting by Jack Chiles
Wilson's Snipe by Jack Chiles
Red-Shafted Northern Flicker by Jack Chiles
Red Tailed Hawk by Jack Chiles
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