Students Fight Cold, Count Birds; Project Surveys Georgia's Coast
Stepzinski, Teresa, The Florida Times Union
Byline: Teresa Stepzinski, Times-Union staff writer
JEKYLL ISLAND -- Buffeted by 30-mph, ice-cold winds that whipped waves into froth and slammed sand into their eyes, a small band of college students yesterday scoured the Jekyll Island shoreline in a mission strictly for the birds.
The 10 students from Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville and their biology professor, Chris Skelton, were participating in the mid-winter seabird and shorebird survey conducted by wildlife biologists from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
The annual one-day survey conducted around one tidal phase is intended to document populations of native and …
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Publication information: Article title: Students Fight Cold, Count Birds; Project Surveys Georgia's Coast. Contributors: Stepzinski, Teresa - Author. Newspaper title: The Florida Times Union. Publication date: January 24, 2003. Page number: Not available. © 2007 The Florida Times-Union. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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