Archive for July, 2009

wilson's phalarope nest (Peter Shaughnessy)

A Wilson's Phalarope nest. (Photo by Peter Shaughnessy)

We recently completed our annual June walk through the fields and forests in our properties in the Tatlayoko Valley. We do this each year to record birds either seen or heard along the way.

In particular we track breeding bird populations, as this is a key way we can judge how well our conservation properties are protecting local biodiversity.

Two of the many fascinating birds we encountered are Wilson’s Phalarope and Lazuli Bunting. You can read more about them on NCC’s website.

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