Vulture Awareness Day 2017

The first Saturday in September is International Vulture Awareness Day! There are 23 species of vultures in the world, and all of them form a vital link in the food chain. By cleaning up carcasses, vultures help break down nutrients to return to the soil, and can dramatically reduce the spread of disease. Featherless heads…

Travel: Total Solar Eclipse 2017

The one thing I have to stress, above all else, was that it was amazing. Indescribable, even, though I’ll try my best to do justice to this story of the eclipse itself, as well as the adventure of getting there. The video I created to document our trip captures many of the key scenes and…

Research: Central Valley 2016

Follow my travels through the California Central Valley, searching for birds at sites originally surveyed over a century ago.