Guillemot Appreciation Day 2017

Guillemot Appreciation Day 2017

 

Published article in the NW Naturalist

We are very happy to share that the Guillemot Research Group has published an article about our study in the Northwestern Naturalist.  There is an online version through Bio-one.  link below to view abstract.

http://www.bioone.org/doi/abs/10.1898/NWN15-31.1?journalCode=nwnt

And the full article in pdf is also linked below.

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2016    Guillemot     Appreciation     Day

 

sky pointEveryone is invited to join us to learn more about this endearing seabird. Whidbey Island is home to about 1,000 Pigeon Guillemots.

2 Events:

  • Friday, June 24th Happy Hour at Ott & Murphy Winery 3-5 p.m. Specials on glasses of wine. The Pigeon Guillemot Research Project will have a slide show and discussions of this long running study. Red and black felt to cut out your own Guillemot feet! (204 first street Langley, WA).
  • Saturday, June 27th Morning field trip to two Guillemot colonies. Meet 8 a.m. at Freeland Park & Ride (Trinity Lutheran Church- 18341 Hwy 525).History: International Guillemot Appreciation Day began 25 years ago with our Audubon friends at Midcoast Maine to highlight the Black Guillemot. For Whidbey Audubon Society,
    this will be our 3rd year in celebrating Whidbey’s Pigeon Guillemots.

 

Whidbey Island’s new telephone book adorns a Pigeon Guillemot on the cover!

 

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*This winter, The Guillemot Research Group has submitted a scientific paper, waiting for review, making edits, and hopefully to be published soon.

Guillemot Appreciation Day

PG ready to land

Everyone is invited to join us to learn more about this endearing seabird. Whidbey Island is home to about 1,000 Pigeon Guillemots.

2 Events:

  • Friday, June 26th Happy Hour at Ott & Murphy Winery 3-5 p.m. Specials on glasses of wine. The Pigeon Guillemot Research Project will have photos and discussions of this long running study. Red and black felt to cut out your own Guillemot feet! (204 first street Langley, WA).
  • Saturday, June 27th Morning field trip to two Guillemot colonies. Meet 8 a.m. at Freeland Park & Ride (Trinity Lutheran Church- 18341 Hwy 525).History: International Guillemot Appreciation Day began 24 years ago with our Audubon friends at Midcoast Maine to highlight the Black Guillemot. For Whidbey Audubon Society,
    this will be our 2nd year in celebrating Whidbey’s Pigeon Guillemots.

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