Tag Archives: season

Man on a Migration Mission

In the world of year listing, a birder is bound by the constraints of the seasonal cycle. You only have so many opportunities to locate a bird in the proper habitat at the correct time of year. On the plus … Continue reading

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Rolling Over the Billows

Autumn is an unusual, transitional time for many living things. The impact of this change isn’t limited to trees losing leaves and people starting classes. As winter approaches, animals take advantage of the remaining resources of summer productivity. This is … Continue reading

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Shut It Down

The Project Puffin research islands have officially closed for the season. Our home base in Bremen, which has only hosted a handful of staff until now, is flooded with interns and volunteers from the various field stations. This is definitely … Continue reading

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Turn of the Seasons

One of the most interesting aspects of seasonal biology jobs is watching the world around you change as the months pass. I arrived in Maine in late May and will be here until the end of October: a sizable sample of the … Continue reading

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