Tag: Baja Peninsula

May 20, 2019

JWM: Are black brant numbers going up — or down?

To judge by the annual surveys, black brant (Branta bernicla nigricans) are on the upswing. After years of decline, aerial counts along their migration routes — between Mexico’s Baja Peninsula...

May 1, 2019

Translocated Nevada hawk moves on to Mexico

As a Wildlife Services airport biologist working at Naval Air Station Fallon in Nevada, I recently heard from an enthusiastic birder, Tony Thacker, who had spotted a red-tailed hawk (Buteo...