A banded Swainson’s thrush is one of biologist Samantha Collins' target species for the research she is conducting. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

NanoTag studies help biologists learn more about coastal cheniers

A drive down Grand Chenier Highway during rush hour is nothing like traveling in New Orleans at first light.

The Daily Review Outdoor Writer John Flores observed this Cape May Warbler while visiting Corpus Christi, Texas, this spring. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Review Outdoor Writer Flores' year is a good one

In the 2011 movie “The Big Year,” Brad Harris, played by Jack Black, sets out to see how many different species of birds he can observe in one year.

A vandalized sign at the Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge's Centerville Unit (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge trashing is despicable

Turning right off LA 317 in Centerville and onto Alice C Road this past weekend, I noticed the air suddenly filled with the putrid smell of rotting carcasses.

Alexis Caillouet of the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine's Wildlife Hospital with Skyler the Mississippi kit during Saturday's Water and Nature portion of the 13th annual Eagle Expo. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Water and nature program was something not to miss

There’s nothing that aggravates me more than someone saying to me, “You missed it” or “You should have been there.”



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