American Oystercatcher Project Progress 2012 Field Season
Primary Bay Systems: Dickinson Bay, Galveston Bay, E. Matagorda Bay
Number of adults color-banded: 54
Number of nests found: 80
Number of chicks color-banded: 5
Number of young fledged: 3
Dr. Clay Green with graduate student Alexandra Three eggs is a full clutch!
Munters banding an adult oystercatcher.
Drs. Susan Heath and Brent Ortego discussing Dr. Felipe Chavez and volunteer Kristen
options. Vale with a pair of adult oystercatchers.
There's an oystercatcher chick hiding in this Dr. Felipe Chavez, Audubon Texas Coastal
photo. Steward Amanda Hackney, Dr. Susan Heath,
and volunteer Edgar Lopez posting signs on
bay islands for nesting birds.