field note

Drones reveal grebes’ nesting activity

October 27, 2020

Forget about sneaking up on a flock of western grebes. In the Cascade reservoir in western Idaho, the birds sometimes nest on floating patches of vegetation. If ...

WSB: Noose carpets lasso rare rails

March 16, 2020

Researchers are successfully hooking marsh birds with a novel noose carpet technique that uses steel mesh and fishing line to lasso the birds to learn more about ...