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On the Trails: Kingfishers

...been thinking about kingfishers lately, although I...formally called the Belted Kingfisher; males have a blue...across the belly.With kingfishers on my mind, I found...information on the success of kingfishers in capturing prey. A study of the Amazon kingfisher (which lives in Latin...
On the Trails: Kingfishers, Dollies, crows can be found on Fish Creek Trail

...Douglas Highway and continues on the south side of the highway bridge to the north entrance of Gastineau Channel. Belted kingfishers have been known to nest in the dirt banks near the start of the trail. The first part of the trail below the Eaglecrest...
Photos: Watching for Birds

...Audubon Christmas Bird Count. Top, a juvenile eagle perches atop a tree on Telephone Hill. Eagles, marbled murrelets, kingfishers and gulls were among the birds counted. Audubon holds the nationwide event every year. "Scientists rely on Christmas Bird...
Today in sports history

June 41870 - Ed Brown becomes the first African-American jockey to win the Belmont Stakes, with Kingfisher.1927 - The United States wins the first Ryder Cup golf tournament by beating Britain 9 1/2-2 1/2.1932 - Faireno, ridden...
Kodiak brothers flying high with longtime aviation tour business

KODIAK - Kingfisher Air Inc. has the distinction of, and we have two of them," Kingfisher co-owner Kyle Eaton said. The planes...a big selling point," Kyle said. Kingfisher Air has been operating in Kodiak on...
The Zen Master of the Big Salmon River

...seemed to bow over the river. Beavers slapped their tails against the water, a sharp-shinned hawk chased a chattering kingfisher, a flock of mergansers ran on top of the water just next to where Nils and I were paddling, and an osprey and a raven took...

...and ditches raven solos a quark from his perch crows caw a cadenza a jay jabbers his way into the mix high in a hemlock silhouetted against the sky kingfisher opens his mouth on the next rainy day go outside, close your eyes and listen!
On the Trails: Solstice at Cowee Meadows

...brood. As we sat on the beach for a while, a male belted kingfisher came over our heads and landed on a big rock partly exposed...we were walking up along the creek and heard a group of kingfishers raising a ruckus. We surmised that the chicks had fledged...
Wray, Fox earn All-Alaska swim honors

...efforts is the reward," he said.Kodiak Kingfishers Swim Club's Tahna Lindquist was named...Chugiak Aquatics Club 957; 7 Kodiak Kingfishers Swim Club 945; 8 Stingray Swim Team...Over Girls - 1 Tahna Lindquist (Kodiak Kingfishers, 137); 2 Ciera Kelly (GSC, 120...
Kodiak senior will swim for Hawaii

...something I will never be able to have when I go to Hawaii. I have been swimming with these kids since I was a puffin (Kodiak Kingfishers), which I am coaching now," she said.Tahna finished as one of Kodiak's most decorated swimmers. She set numerous...


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