satellite view from PMNM
E komo mai; welcome! Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge is surrounded by a lei of foam in the middle of the North Pacific; it's a beautiful, special place.

Not only are there albatross on Midway, but many other interesting kinds of wildlife, both on the land and in the sea. Please enjoy exploring FOAM, an educational blog actively done while on Midway from May through August 2010. Posts are added from off-Midway, as information becomes available. If you're interested in a particular topic, please use the search box or the alphabetical list of "labels" along the left side of the blog page.

Monday, June 7, 2010

Auntie Moana's Chick -- 6/7/10

Aunty Moana's chick, #P303, a Laysan Albatross
Aloha!  Here's a new picture of my chick, P303, just taken today by Barb.  Notice how much he's changed in just a week!  In the last post he was at the DFC stage (downy feathered chick); he's now a PFC, partially-feathered-chick.  Kanoa and I, we so proud!  We think he's plenty advanced over other chicks, but maybe that's just because we're his parents.  Isn't he beautiful, with all the white feathers growing in?!

I goin' put dis picha on my Facebook page and let all my friends know my son special!

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