Date: 9/12/17 11:20 am
From: David Sarkozi <david...>
Subject: [texbirds] Re: Request to post on TexBirds
Yes feel free to post it. I don't see any reason your post would not
have gone through. You can post to TEXBIRDS without being subscribed
by sending the post to <texbirds...>

On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 12:09 PM, Nareff, Gretchen
<gretchen_nareff...> wrote:
> Hi David. I'm a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and we
> would like to get a message out to coastal birders. Biologists in the
> Carolinas and now Texas and Florida would like to know how Piping Plovers
> are responding to major hurricanes (Matthew, Harvey, and Irma). We want to
> ask birders and photographers to pay particular attention to any bands they
> see so that we can attempt to determine if the PIPL are dying (or at least
> disappearing) in the storms or if they're moving elsewhere for a period of
> time. They have such strong site fidelity so if we aren't observing banded
> birds on known territories, or if those birds are showing up at other
> beaches, this will help us understand their response. As always, bands
> should be reported to, but in this case, they can also be
> reported directly to me.
> I joined TexBirds when I moved to the state in January, but none of my posts
> ever went through so I unsubscribed. If I join again, could you approve me
> for posting or perhaps post the above message if you will allow it?
> Thanks so much,
> --
> Gretchen E. Nareff
> U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
> Physical address:
> 4444 Corona, Suite 215
> Corpus Christi, TX 78411
> Mailing address:
> PO Box 81468
> Corpus Christi, TX 78468-1468
> Office: 361-994-9005 ext. 242
> Work cell: 361-533-6053
> PhD Candidate
> WV Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
> West Virginia University

David Sarkozi
Houston, TX
(713) 412-4409 twitter ID dsarkozi
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