Ornithology 2B Summary (Fall 2008)
If you miss a class, please check this page and study the listed topics in your field guide. Click here for last year's calendar.
We completed and reviewed the alcids on page 236 & 238 and started the alcids on page 240. Click on Least,
Parakeet and Crested
Auklets for photos from Alaska.
We completed and reviewed the alcids on page 234. Long-billed Murrelet photos are here, here and here.
We completed and reviewed the alcids on page 232. Click here
for a photo of Common and Thick-billed murres in Alaska.
We completed and reviewed the jaegers on page 230. Details and photos of a controversial Long-tailed/Parasitic
Jaeger are here. Note that Europeans call the Parasitic
Jaeger, the Arctic Skua. Long-tailed Jaeger photos are here,
We completed and reviewed the skuas on page 228. Click here
for a South Polar Skua photo off California.
We completed and reviewed the terns and skimmer on page 226. Click here for a photo of a Bridled Tern in California. Sooty Terns in California are here and here. My photo of a Texas Black Skimmer is here. Other Black Skimmer photos are here, here and here
We completed and reviewed the terns on page 224. My photos of Least Terns from Bolsa Chica are here,
here and here
(with eggs). My account of the White-winged Tern at Moonglow Dairy (with photos) is here.