• Research in Ornithology

    1 month ago - By Ornithology

    You often hear the word “research” related to someone looking up new information - researching a new car, researching a term paper, researching a recipe, etc. Here is example of what real field research is in ornithology, based on one of my research subjects, Yellow-headed
    Blackbirds.
    Male Yellow-headed Blackbird
    At a field station site in the northeastern part of
    California there is a marsh - a wetland dominated by herbaceous species - mainly rushes and bullrushes. Close to Eagle Lake, the second largest natural lake in
    California, with minimal inflow or outflow, the size of both the lake...
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