Now out: PRBO's Online Journal

Mike Lynes mlynes at
Sun Feb 9 16:49:28 EST 1997

The Point Reyes Bird Observatory, a non-profit research and conservation
organization, has just released the first eletronic version of its
quarterly journal, Observer, to be found at our website:

Features of this issue are:

-A review of songbird data collected on the Point Reyes National Seashore
following the huge Mount Vision fire.

-Northern Fur Seals breed again on the Farallon Islands, west of San
Francisco, for the first time in over a centuary.

-Rich Stallcup's Focus column takes up the problems exotic Eucalyptus
trees create for birds wintering in California.

-Project updates: including the monitoring and protection of Snowy
Plovers, censusing threatened songbirds, and study the effects of oil
spills and other contaminants on seabirds and marine mammals in the Gulf
of the Farallones.

-Includes much more.

Please visit our website ( check out this
latest addition.  Don't forget to send us your comments and suggestions.

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