Entomology in the High Desert

September 10–13, 2019 – Learn more about the insects of sagebrush country and their importance to the ecosystem. This course will consist of a field trip to observe insects in the field, insect collecting demonstrations, and learning about insect anatomy and ecology in the classroom.

Matt Medeiros (http://www.mattjmedeiros.com/) has been coming to MFS as a student, employee, and biologist since 1995, and has taught Entomology at the high school and college level. He is also an active researcher at UNLV who studies the biodiversity, evolution, and conservation of insects in the Hawaiian Islands.

You will arrive on Tuesday afternoon, September 10 and settle into E Dorm, meet and greet Matt and fellow learners. E Dorm is set up for cooking, the cafeteria will not be open.

Wednesday, September 11th, first full day will be out in the field, Thursday, September 12th, second full day will be on station. You will depart on Friday morning the 13th.

The Field Station will be buzzing this time of year with our Members Meeting!

3 night workshop package including lodging $200
Sign up deadline: August 10, 2019
50% Deposit Down Balance Due upon check in. Cancellation policy (please check our Reservation tab for 2019 rates and policies).

American Avocet
American Bittern
American Coot
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Kestrel
American Robin
American Tree Sparrow
American White Pelican
American Wigeon
Bald Eagle
Barn Swallow
Belted Kingfisher
Black Tern
Black-billed Magpie
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Black-headed Grosbeak
Black-necked Stilt
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Blue-winged Teal
Bobolink
Brewer’s Sparrow
Bufflehead
Bullock’s Oriole
Burrowing Owl
Bushtit

Tennessee Warbler
Townsend’s Solitaire
Townsend’s Warbler
Tree Swallow
Trumpeter Swan
Turkey Vulture
Varied Thrush
Violet Green Swallow
Virginia Rail
Warbling Vireo
Western Kingbird
Western Meadowlark
Western Tanager
Whimbrel
White-faced Ibis
Willet
Wilson’s Phalarope
Wilson’s Snipe
Yellow Warbler
Yellow-breasted Chat
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Yellow-rump Warbler

Orange-crowned Warbler
Osprey
Pied-billed Grebe
Prairie Falcon
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-winged Blackbird
Redhead
Ring-billed Gull
Ring-neck Pheasant
Ring-necked Duck
Rock Pigeon
Rock Wren
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Ruddy Duck
Rufus Hummingbird
Sage Thrasher
Sandhill Crane
Savannah Sparrow
Say’s Phoebe
Short-eared Owl
Song Sparrow
Spotted Sandpiper
Spotted Towhee
Swainson’s Hawk
Swainson’s Thrush

Killdeer
Lark Sparrow
Lesser Scaup
Lesser Yellowlegs
Lewis’ Woodpecker
Loggerhead Shrike
Long-billed Curlew
Long-eared Owl
Mallard
Marsh Wren
Mourning Dove
Nashville Warbler
Northern Flicker
Northern Harrier
Northern Pintail
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Northern Shoveler

Eared Grebe
Eastern Kingbird
European Starling
Eurasian Collared Dove
Ferruginous Hawk
Flammulated Owl
Forster’s Tern
Gadwall
Golden Eagle
Gray Flycatcher
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Great Horned Owl
Greater Sage Grouse
Greater Yellowlegs
Green-winged Teal
Hairy Woodpecker
Hermit Thrush
Horned Grebe
Horned Lark
House Finch
House Sparrow
House Wren

Cackling Goose
California Quail
Calliope Hummingbird
Canada Goose
Canvasback
Canyon Wren
Caspian Tern
Cassin’s Vireo
Chipping Sparrow
Cinnamon Teal
Clark’s Grebe
Cliff Swallow
Common Loon
Common Merganser
Common Nighthawk
Common Poorwill
Common Raven
Common Yellowthroat
Cooper’s Hawk
Dark-eyed Junco
Double-crested Cormorant
Downy Woodpecker