New Dimensions in Wildlife Research

New Dimensions in Wildlife Research

Condors can soar for hundreds of miles across the land looking for food as well as thousands of feet high up into the clouds. I needed an accurate 3-D home-range estimator that would make the most of the incredible 3-D movement data I was getting from these GPS-tracked condors.
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Puaiohi: Travel Made Easy

Puaiohi: Travel Made Easy

Airports are busy and hectic places…. Well, this is a story about the one and only time I was able to bypass all the waiting, because I traveled with two VIBs (Very Important Birds)!   read more

Ambassador Mi Ton Teiow Visits an Andean Bear Den

Ambassador Mi Ton Teiow Visits an Andean Bear Den

Because female bears give birth to cubs that are very tiny and helpless, the den where a female has her cub is a critical part of the species’ reproductive biology, as fans of giant panda webcams are well aware.   read more

California Least Terns: Safety in Numbers

California Least Terns: Safety in Numbers

These colonial nesters make no secret of where they lay their eggs because, in contrast to the shy and independent snowy plovers, the least terns’ motto is safety in numbers.   read more

Alala Chicks: Time to Move Out of Mom and Dad’s House!

Alala Chicks: Time to Move Out of Mom and Dad’s House!

Last year was momentous at the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center in Hawaii. For the first time in over 20 years, alala (Hawaiian crows) successfully hatched and reared their own chicks in managed care, completely unassisted!   read more