Is This Your Bird?
On May 1, 2023 I received an email from David Estroff of Gig Harbor, Washington with “Is this your bird” as the subject. I knew immediately that his email was going to be about a banded bird. I hoped that it would be one of mine and it was! David was birding on Grays Harbor […]
Monitoring Gyrfalcon Nesting in Norway
On June 3 good friend and long-time Coastal Raptors volunteer Dave Murnen and I departed Washington for an adventure that took us first to Iceland for several days of sightseeing, then on to Norway for fieldwork with Gyrfalcons. There we joined Kenneth Johansen and others to monitor Gyrfalcon nesting. Many thanks to Kenneth for hosting […]
Welcome all raptor fans to Bird Man Dan’s Blog! Thanks for joining me on my adventures, study, and love of raptors. You have found your way to the first blog post of the newly re-launched Coastal Raptors website, now powered by WordPress 2022. Today, I want to tell the story of just how our re-designed […]