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From the Field posts Field Journal: Lorises After Dark Mary Blair, assistant director for research and strategic planning at the Museum’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, is blogging... July 7, 2015 From the Field posts Field Journal: New Heights at the Last Stop Before wrapping up this year’s flamingo census, the team surveys wetlands at the base of Mt. Pissis, the third highest mountain in... March 4, 2015 From the Field posts Field Journal: Flamingos in a Family Way Dr. Felicity Arengo is the associate director of the Museum’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation. This month, she is conducting... February 17, 2015 From the Field posts Field Journal: Of Lagunas and Lithium The ongoing census of South American flamingos shows that some remote sites are thriving, while others with industrial neighbors... February 6, 2015 From the Field posts Field Journal: How to Count 18,000 Flamingos As they set out to count every flamingo in an area of Argentina’s Catamarca Province, the team will be visiting 20 lakes in 10 days... February 3, 2015 From the Field posts Field Journal: From Snow To Summer Dr. Felicity Arengo is the associate director of the Museum’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation. This week, she is heading... January 30, 2015 From the Field posts Field Journal: The Last Stop, on Vanua Lava Island With four weeks of fieldwork behind us, our team had become a fine-tuned machine. December 23, 2014 From the Field posts Field Journal: Chief Paul and the Volcano On Gaua Island, the team sets up camp with the help of a local guide, spots Palm Lorikeets, and takes a tour of an active volcano. December 19, 2014 From the Field posts Field Journal: Searching for Birds in the Malakula Heat After a warm welcome in the village, the team faced constant dehydration and mounting bug bites in the field—but made a new canine... December 16, 2014 From the Field posts Field Journal: A Five-Day Camp at Efate Island Limited time at each location means working around the clock to get the work done. November 25, 2014 From the Field posts Fieldwork Journal: Arriving in Port Vila, and A Change of Plans The original plan, to visit islands in the south of the archipelago, had to be nixed. When the team heads north next week, they’ll... November 18, 2014 From the Field posts Fieldwork Journal: Off to Vanuatu to Survey Birds Ornithologist Brian Smith and colleagues are on a month-long Constantine S. Niarchos expedition to the Southwest Pacific. November 13, 2014