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Billions of bodies on the move

...Scurr, told the children one of their motivations for starting the non-profit after the recent demise of the Alaska Bird Observatory - they wanted to preserve a long-term study.Since Tom Pogson in 1992 started capturing songbirds in feathery...
State Briefs

...birds with his 5-year-old son, Austin, who was celebrating his birthday. Bouton is a former employee of the Alaska Bird Observatory, a nonprofit group that focuses on the conservation of birds through research and education. He called friends...
Audubon academy lessons take flight's visit was funded in cooperation with the Alaska Bird Observatory and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, Dennerlein said. Anna-Marie Benson of the Alaska Bird Observatory said part of the funding came from the January...
Nongame studies: Whales to warblers

...Service, the Kenai Watershed Foundation and the Alaska Bird Observatory. A joint project between California's Point...facility, and UAS, has been proposed as well. The Alaska Bird Observatory (ABO) will combine a study of Arctic warblers...
Getting up close with snowy owls

...birders, were alerted to the owl's presence on campus at UAF by friend Nancy DeWitt, executive director of the Alaska Bird Observatory in Fairbanks. The Teels have lived in Fairbanks for 33 years and this was the first snowy owl they had seen...
Not every bird is a snowbird

...said bird biologist Susan Sharbaugh at the Alaska Bird Observatory. "It's kind of cool." No pun intended...said Nancy DeWitt, executive director at the Alaska Bird Observatory. Whether birds simply choose not to migrate or...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...about five days ahead of schedule. ``I've seen robins the last few days,'' said Anna Marie Benson of the Alaska Bird Observatory. ``Every year there's some wacky individuals that show up earlier than the rest of the species.'' How...
Leaving the nest: 'Orphaned' birds don't need a helping hand

...issues at Though they try to put it in more politically correct terms, that's the message the folks at the Alaska Bird Observatory want to get out to people at this time of year as young birds leave the nest. "We're just not meant to raise...
Hooting owls are a sign that winter is waning

...calling in late February or early March. Their hoots are strictly for mating purposes. Susan Sharbaugh at the Alaska Bird Observatory confirmed Whitman's assessment that great-horned owls have been more active than boreals. "We have a great-horned...
Photo: All you can eat

A black-capped chickadee perches on a bird feeder behind the Alaska Bird Observatory by Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge on Sunday in Fairbanks.


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