Monthly Archives: June 2012

Around Kota Kinabalu Airport

First full day in Borneo, and the trip-list is already growing. After waving goodbye to the 6 members of the crew shipping off to Tawau, Wink and I hung back at the airport for a little while before heading to … Continue reading

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How many Cornell students does it take to modify a mist net?

The answer: about half a dozen over the course of 5 hours.  Our goal was to take two “goosed” mist nets (meaning that they have holes in them from being tangled by geese at the Ponds) and convert them into … Continue reading

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Gunung Bagasi

That’s Malay for “Luggage Mountain,” which is what’s quickly forming in the teaching lab room at the Lab of Ornithology.  We’ve been given the room for the next few days, so we’re using it to lay out, inventory, and pack … Continue reading

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The pictures on this blog!

The header picture is a Crimson Sunbird.  Photo by David Winkler, taken in Borneo.  The background photo is just a jungle wallpaper.  Hopefully soon we will be able to replace the background with a real picture of the Tawau rainforest, … Continue reading

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