Wendy Perkins, Staff Writer

Mangrove Finch: Chick Transfers

Mangrove Finch: Chick Transfers

September 23rd, 2014

Beau Parks

Ever since they had arrived at the Charles Darwin Research Station in the Galápagos as young chicks or embryos yet to hatch, we had spent all of our time hovering over them and attending to their every need with one goal in mind: to send healthy mangrove finches back to Isabela Island for release. It was an exciting and hectic time as we prepared to transfer the oldest chicks while the younger chicks were still being fed every hour!

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