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An Exercise in Microblogging

While in accompanying the research team, we microblogged to Twitter from a mobile device. The log has been compiled below:

 

 

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I keep seeing LOTS of these little beetles on the cloth. Not a lot of nymph ticks, more larvae. 04:56 PM August 26, 2008 from txt

We wrap up our time with the research team. It has been a loooong day. Am filled with admiration for this small crew & for what they do 05:03 PM August 26, 2008 from txt

Day 3

7am Another glorious morning, we decide to visit site 2 &see how they're doing w/ the bird nets. No cell coverage here, so updates later 06:58 AM August 27, 2008 from txt

Yesterday they caught 15 birds, some veerys, eastern phoebe, catbirds, american redstart. It was a great day for this time of year. 06:57 AM August 27, 2008 from txt

7:58am We're told a single bird had 10 ticks yesterday. Today, they've checked 4 birds & 12 ticks so far, 1 catbird still being checked. 06:57 AM August 27, 2008 from txt

It's 8:30 and we see lots of birds flying around the pond, they're getting active! Anticipate next net run will be good. 06:58 AM August 27, 2008 from txt

9am A great run, 4 tiny warblers, a catbird and a bluejay. 06:58 AM August 27, 2008 from txt

A little hummingbird in 1 net, their metabolism is high-they need to feed so often- the team works together to immediately free him. 06:58 AM August 27, 2008 from txt

9:35am the team heads out for another net run, we say our goodbyes. A fascinating glimpse into this research project. 06:58 AM August 27, 2008 from txt

9:45am hope you enjoyed the tweets from the field. We're heading home but the research team is heading to yet another site. 06:58 AM August 27, 2008 from txt

To learn more about this research: http://tinyurl.com/6nv4nn 07:05 AM August 27, 2008 from txt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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