William Mackin

William Mackin

Durham, NC

Consultant for conservation projects and designer and manager of wicbirds.net

Co-chair of BirdsCaribbean's Seabird Working Group

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Published on May 23, 2017

Fourteen days in quick summation

I am back from the BirdsCaribbean, Bahamas National Trust, and Conservian group expedition to the Bahamas. Now, the process of dissecting and understanding our data begins. Our field expedition was...

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Published on May 08, 2017

The expedition is underway

We are gethering in Abaco. Pictures and reports will be coming in when we can get to the internet.Field expeditions are about much more waiting around and handling details and hoping you got everyt...

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Published on May 08, 2017

The expedition is underway

We are gethering in Abaco. Pictures and reports will be coming in when we can get to the internet.Field expeditions are about much more waiting around and handling details and hoping you got everyt...

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Published on Jan 18, 2017

Seabird Banding and Surveying in the Bahamas May 14-28

Two scientists are going to the Bahamas thanks to the Experiment.com funding. We need volunteers to join the expedition to help conduct the fieldwork.The basic layout of the trip is described on Co...

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Published on Aug 08, 2016

Old School Capture-Mark-Recapture?

You might be surprised that our research proposal is rather low-tech. Capture-Mark-Resight is not new, but it is for these birds. We chose this project because it is pressing and time-sensitive. Fo...

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We are very close now - just $120 away. Remember that if we raise more than our goal, the money all benefits the project. Anything more than our minimum will go to help offset costs for volunteers who are going to join in the research or to purchase supplies like bands, mist nets, etc.
Aug 17, 2016
The Mystery of the Disappearing Seabirds: Using Science to Protect Caribbean Seabirds
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Thanks, Carella!
Aug 14, 2016
The Mystery of the Disappearing Seabirds: Using Science to Protect Caribbean Seabirds
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Good work, flying penguin group. Such awesome birds!
Aug 08, 2016
Tracking ‘flying penguins’: pelagic distribution and threats of South Georgia Diving Petrels
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