Category Archives: Bird Related

February 29, 2016 – NFWF Project Update

Dredge and Rainey Report NFWF Dredge Project Update February 29, 2016 Introduction For the last 5 years, Audubon has owned and been operating a mini-dredge, the “John James” on its sanctuary property to build marsh and to explore the cost … Continue reading

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August 7, 2015 – Green Heron Nest Survey and Trip up Vermilion River

Dredge and Rainey Report Green Heron Nest Survey and Trip up the Vermilion River August 07, 2015 The small dredge has been idle since August 2013 after completing the project. After being exposed to the elements for 5 years, the … Continue reading

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July 24, 2015 – Green Heron Surveys and Dredge Site Visit

Dredge and Rainey Report Green Heron Survey and Dredge Site Visit July 24, 2015 The small dredge has been idle since August 2013 after completing the project. After being exposed to the elements for 5 years, the dredge needs critical … Continue reading

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May 8, 2015 – Green Heron Nest Surveys

Dredge and Rainey Report Green Heron Nest Survey May 8, 2015 The small dredge has been idle since the project was completed in August 2013. After being exposed to the elements for 5 years, the dredge needed critical maintenance. On … Continue reading

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March 17, 2014 – Great Horned Owl

Dredge and Rainey Report Ground-nesting Great Horned Owl May 03, 2013 All through the winter, there have been a pair of Great Horned Owls in the vicinity of the Paul J Rainey Wildlife Sanctuary headquarters. In January, the Senior Sanctuary … Continue reading

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February 2014 – Ground-nesting owl

The headquarters of the Paul J Rainey Wildlife Sanctuary is host to a ground-nesting Great Horned Owl. We have put a camera on the nest and are endeavoring to get online access to the streaming video. We should be able … Continue reading

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December 12, 2013 – Marsh birds and Fires

Dredge and Rainey Report Marsh Birds and Lighting Fires December 12, 2013 Summary of accomplishments: No dredging Mist nets to catch birds along terraces Testing airboat transects to count sparrows Prescribed marsh burns Whooping Cranes This document can be downloaded … Continue reading

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October 28, 2013 – Yellow Rails and Rice Festival

Dredge and Rainey Report Yellow Rails and Rice Festival October 28, 2013 Summary of accomplishments: No dredging First stay in the Guesthouse Yellow Rails and Rice Festival in west Louisiana This report can be downloaded in PDF file format by … Continue reading

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2013, Oct 10 – Plover Survey and Dredge Maintenance

Dredge and Rainey Report Plover Survey and Dredge Maintenance October 10, 2013 Summary of accomplishments: No dredging Plover Survey Dredge maintenance and site assessment Guesthouse work Monday, October 7, 2013 – Shorebird survey On my early morning drive down, avian … Continue reading

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