Posts made in September, 2013

Goodbye Mediterranean, Hello Baltic

Posted by on Sep 2, 2013 in Fieldwork, News, Photos | 0 comments

The 2013 field season in France came to end in early August. All in all it was a good mix of hard work, stress and enjoyment. Lots of plans went awry, but as many lessons were learnt, and enough things went well to keep me busy in the office/lab over the coming months, as the nights begin to draw in. Notable successes included 1) the recovery of 8 geolocators (with considerable help from the locals!); 2) the collection of nearly 250 tissue samples for stable isotope analysis (unfortunately not from 250 individuals); 3) the monitoring of 36 occupied but otherwise unmonitored nestboxes in...

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