Sound Ecology is a series of audio journeys that celebrate and highlight our environment. Topics range from birds, fish and trees to whales, wetlands, bears and wild bees. Sound Ecology is produced by Jessica Eden.
The Pacific marten and the fisher play important roles in the ecological health of forests. These two mammals are highlighted in this segment of Sound Ecology. Local Research Ecologist Bill Zielinski wrote this segment.
The Allen's hummingbird is among the first migratory birds to return to our region this time of year. Naturalist Ken Burton highlights this special bird -- and shares some unexpected details about who joins them on their migratory journey.
Wildlife Biologist Gretchen O'Brien highlights the tens of thousands of migratory shorebirds that rely on Humboldt Bay. She includes tips for best times of the day to enjoy the spectacle of shorebirds at the Arcata Marsh.
Sound Ecology Shorebird Migration with Gretchen O'Brien
The Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary is home to an impressive number of migratory and resident bird species. The sanctuary fills important habitat needs for the Pacific Flyway and functions as a world renowned wastewater treatment facility.