Shoals Marine Laboratory is offering its Field Ornithology course from 25
May through 8 June, 2018. Shoals Marine Laboratory is located on Appledore
Island which is part of the Isles of Shoals archipelago. The Isles of
Shoals are a unique stopover location for many migratory birds, and
students will work closely with the Appledore Island Migration Station
(AIMS) to monitor migratory patterns of
passerines. Routine field observations of the breeding ecology of seabirds
Common Eiders and Great Black-backed Gulls will be made throughout the
Classroom time includes lectures on avian diversity, behavioral ecology,
and principles related to the unique anatomy and physiology of birds.
For more information or to sign up visit or
For questions you may contact the course instructor, Dr. Kristen Covino (

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