Backpacking in Yellowstone
It is raining here, thank goodness, and that earth perfume sure smells good!! I’d like a bottle of it.
More about albatross from Greg Joder, who spent four months on Midway Island with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. See albatross smile…
Originally posted on My Earth:
So, my four month term in the USFWS biological volunteer program came to an end and my flight off Midway Atoll was a few days ago. I’m both ready to get back home and also already missing the birds, the ocean, solitude and geographic isolation. There are a few people I will miss too and hope to work with again some day. I’ll continue to post more interesting photos and video of Midway once I am home in Tucson, though I will also return to making posts of the desert life and other wildlife work.
On Midway, the albatross are in full swing raising their chicks. The nestlings are getting bigger and hungrier, so the adults are making lots of trips to sea to catch food. Most of the chicks are too big for the adult to brood, though some still try…
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