Mary Blair, assistant director for research and strategic planning at the Museum’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, is blogging from the field during this summer’s expedition to Vietnam.
Before wrapping up this year’s flamingo census, the team surveys wetlands at the base of Mt. Pissis, the third highest mountain in the Americas.
Dr. Felicity Arengo is the associate director of the Museum’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation. This month, she is conducting a census of flamingo populations in remote regions of South America.
The ongoing census of South American flamingos shows that some remote sites are thriving, while others with industrial neighbors have disappeared.