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About Anna

Anna is a field biologist who has traveled all over the US working on different research projects. She has worked with Whooping Cranes, Northern Saw-whet Owls, Least Terns, Piping Plovers, Wilson's Snipe, Whimbrel, Yellow-billed Cuckoos, migrant eastern raptors, Crested Caracara, Long-billed Curlew, Florida Scrub-Jays and the southeastern subspecies of American Kestrels.

Posts by Anna:

Common goldfields (Lasthenia gracilis) are still abundant
Common Raven searching for grubs at housing
Elephant Seal basking in the sun on Santa Rosa Island
A young Baird's Tapir, Golden Stream Corridor Preserve, Belize; photo by Victor Bonilla

Belize Mammal Spotlight: Baird’s Tapir

Last fall, I had the opportunity to travel to Belize to participate in the Belize Raptor Research Institute Cattle Landing Hawk Watch. Through this experience, I met count leader Victor Bonilla,…

Peregrine Falcon - female

Santa Rosa Island, Tour 2 Update: Part 1, February 24-26

After arriving on Santa Rosa Island Tuesday afternoon for our second tour with Institute for Wildlife Studies monitoring Bald Eagle and Peregrine Falcon populations, Sarah and I checked on the…

Allen's Hummingbird - male
112214 owler Monkey 10
Groove-billed Anis think that if they don't move, you can't see them.

Belize Birding: Groove-billed Ani

Groove-billed Anis are fairly common in Cattle Landing, Belize. I see them nearly every day at our count site, and birding along forest edges, roads, and fields in the morning…

Laughing Falcon
The count-ending storm approaching...

BRRI Hawkwatch: November 18, 2014

Today was another tough day for migrant Hook-billed Kites at the Cattle Landing Hawkwatch, north of Punta Gorda, Belize (run by Belize Raptor Research Institute). Twenty-eight Hook-billed Kites made the…

One of the thousands of dragonflies around the hawkwatch today
Black Vultures spend the morning at the dump and  usually use thermals by 9:00 to get some lift