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Albino robin shows up at raptor center

...years ago, another member reported a robin with a white tail and otherwise natural coloration.According to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in New York, this patchwork phenomenon is known as leucism and is a genetic mutation that prevents melanin and...
Live cam shows Arctic snowy owl, chicks

ANCHORAGE - A high-definition camera trained on a burrow near the nation's northernmost city is allowing researchers and any bird viewer with an Internet connection an unfettered view into the nesting den of an Arctic snowy owl.
Unusual number of Arctic snowy owls seen 'down south'

...Alaska for 22 years. "In 2011, it was enormous, nationwide, with sightings in 35 states," Holt said.The Cornell Lab of Ornithology website stated that winter irruptions, or large numbers appearing outside their normal range, occur in snowy...
Recent rescue @ the JRC: Button

...They're familiar birds of campgrounds, picnic areas, parks, and backyards. (Information courtesy of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.)? Message phone for the Juneau Raptor Center, 586-8393; emergency pager, 790-5424; or for more information...
Alaska trumpeter swans filling historic range

...2010 estimated 25,347 - a nearly ninefold increase.Trumpeters are known for their distinctive call that the Cornell Lab of Ornithology calls "hollow, nasal honking." The Alaska Department of Fish and Game says it's deep, like a French horn...
Backyard Bird Count begins next week

...each species seen at any one time online and watch as the tallies grow across the continent. Coordinated by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Audubon and Bird Studies Canada, the four-day count typically records more than 10 million observations...
RECENT RESCUE @ the Juneau Raptor Center

Name: "Duke"
Project FeederWatch targets birdwatchers

...kinds of birds that visit their feeders from November through early April. Data is sent to researchers at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Project FeederWatch helps determine population distribution and abundance of some 100 bird species that regularly...
Great Backyard Bird Count helps nationwide tally

Bird populations are dynamic; they are constantly in flux. Scientists and bird enthusiasts can learn a lot by knowing where the birds are. The Great Backyard Bird Count, a joint project of National Audubon Society and Cornell Lab of Ornithology, takes a snapshot of North American bird populations.
Birders Web site offers resources for all to be. It suits your armchair birder and your hardcore power birder." A cooperative venture between the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Audubon Alaska and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, eBird Alaska was launched in May 2007. The program...


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