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:

In the eyrie of the Carrington chicks

Santa Rosa Island Raptor banding 2015

I’ve been working on Santa Rosa Island for the Institute for Wildlife Studies for nearly four months now, monitoring Peregrine Falcon and Bald Eagle nests. This week was banding week on…

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