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Getting up close with snowy owls

...eyes owls are known for. The Teels, avid 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...
Not every bird is a snowbird

...wonder whether they can actually make it through the winter. "How they survive the cold, I don't know," said Nancy DeWitt, executive director at the Alaska Bird Observatory. Whether birds simply choose not to migrate or don't leave because...
Birders score some rare finds during Fairbanks' Bird Count

...of," Jamie said. "I think it's the same bird." We had all seen the picture of a Townsend's solitaire that Nancy DeWitt, one of Fairbanks' most astute birders, had sent out over the Internet just a few days earlier. She had taken the...
Live owls featured at OWLpalooza

...when he escaped from his cage. Not able to fly well because of a broken wing, he stayed nearby his home at his keeper Nancy Dewitt's, but wasn't found for two weeks.Jen Bruce eventually found the guy, looking hungry, but in otherwise good...
Museum adds car like Fairbanks 1st vehicle

...XV was ordered by David Laiti and used to shuttle people to Fox and excursion parties around town, museum historian Nancy DeWitt said.The second Pope-Toledo, the same Type XII as now resides at the Fountainhead Museum, began driving the roads...
Alaska birds and birdwatchers delight in winter buffet

...I'll hear the birds in the trees, waiting," she said. "They'll come swarming once they know I'm coming." For Nancy DeWitt, executive director of the bird observatory, the birds she watches at her feeders provide inspiration. "In the middle...
UA puts land next to refuge up for sale

...studying migrating songbirds on refuge land next to the university property for 14 years, said ABO executive director Nancy DeWitt. "We're certainly worried about any major development going in and how that might affect our study," said DeWitt...
Northwest Digest

...behind a rusted, abandoned vehicle. "We'd like to turn it into something we can all be proud of," Kassel said. Nancy DeWitt, director of the Alaska Bird Observatory, welcomed the plan. "I think this could be a great community resource...
DeWitt, Lakip wed

...admistrative assistant for Coeur Alaska and massage therapist for Chez Sante. The groom is the son of Christopher and Nancy DeWitt. A graduate of Sandia High School, he is a journeyman for Jeffus & Williams. The couple will honeymoon after the...
Yellow-billed loon makes Fairbanks appearance

...of a loon of any kind in the 47-year history of the Christmas Bird Count, which is in late December, Mayo said. Nancy DeWitt, another prominent Fairbanks birder who compiles unusual northern Alaska bird sightings for the American Birding Association...


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