Co-existence with a Powerful Force

Co-existence with a Powerful Force

The life of a plover is not an easy one. Western snowy plovers face many hardships from the day they hatch until adulthood. Most western snowy plovers hatch on the[…..]

Moving Day for Antiki

Moving Day for Antiki

October can be a busy month at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Condor Breeding Facility. This is the time of the year when we start to prepare for the[…..]

Observing Behavior in the Wild

Observing Behavior in the Wild

My favorite part of the fieldwork I do (see: A Night with the Pocket Mouse Field Crew)  is watching the pocket mice, kangaroo rats, and other small mammals in the[…..]

Fledged!

Fledged!

We have switched the camera view of the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Condor Cam. Our faithful viewers have been able to watch our California condor chick, Antiki, hatch and[…..]

CSI: Coronado

CSI: Coronado

I never expected to gain detective skills on the California least tern and western snowy plover project. As field biologists, our observation skills are critical in assessing nest success, chick[…..]