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2016 Annual Report

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017

2016 Annual Report

Roger Tory Peterson lived his life by the motto “Learn it, Love it, Protect it”, and it’s a great way to characterize our work at RTPI! We endeavor to share with you the wonder and excitement of appreciating and exploring the natural world every day and everywhere. Please read our 2016 Annual Report to learn about the many ways that we’ve been continuing Roger Tory Peterson’s work! You can access the full report at http://rtpi.org/support-rtpi/2016-annual-report/ We hope you enjoy learning about our many...

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Green-breasted Mangos

Posted by on Jan 26, 2017

Green-breasted Mangos

Since everyone loves these tails here is another shot of both male and female Green-breasted Mango (Anthracothorax prevostii) hummingbirds all lined up by RTPI Affiliate Sean Graesser. He will definitely be doing more of this photography during his next tropical research...

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#FrogFriday

Posted by on Jan 14, 2017

#FrogFriday

The frogs are eager to meet a lot of 3rd graders at Lincoln Elementary School next #FrogFriday! Local students will get a little taste of RTPI’s tropical research, just before our next field season kicks off. Stay tuned for more...

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Green-breasted Mango Feathers

Posted by on Jan 12, 2017

Green-breasted Mango Feathers

RTPI Affiliate Sean Graesser decided to take a closer look at the feathers of the hummingbirds he has been banding in Costa Rica. Here’s the dorsal and ventral view of the male Green-breasted Mango (Anthracothorax...

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Winter Raptor Survey Training January 11

Posted by on Jan 4, 2017

Winter Raptor Survey Training January 11

Winter Raptor Survey Training Wednesday January 11th, 2017 @ 6PM Grasslands are amongst the fastest declining habitats in the country, and the bird species dependent upon vast stretches of waist-deep grasses are disappearing at alarming rates. In effort to learn more about these imperiled species within New York State and to protect remaining populations, the Department of Environmental Conservation has been conducting winter raptor surveys—specifically monitoring Short Eared Owls (endangered) and Northern Harriers (threatened). The NYS DEC has also enlisted the help of other environmental...

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