Feature film: Coastline Guide Service

2 03 2009

In a previous blogpost, SEANET gave a little information on our work in Common Eiders (see “Common Eider reseach update“). We gave a much deserved shout out to hunter/guide Jack Renfrew in that post. Since then, SEANET has begin performing necropsies on the eiders Jack supplied us in November. So far, the necropsies have revealed that the birds have moderate levels of infestations by acanthocephalan worms (typical for even healthy eiders) and that the birds had recently fed on blue mussels. Blue mussels are the eiders’ favorite prey, and the stomachs of all the birds necropsied so far were full of partial or pulverized shells.

In the interest of further publicizing our favorite guide and eider supplier, SEANET asks that you take a look at this fabulous video clip starring Jack, his son (holding a banded Brant) their Labrador and numerous gifted avian extras. Check it out here!

Advertisements

Actions

Information

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




%d bloggers like this: