On the Trails: Findings on the North Douglas rainforest trail the sap wells made by sapsuckers and we wondered if the birds had sampled these trees in the earlier stages of the infection. Or could the birds have helped to disperse the fungus by drilling wells...
Prosecutors dismiss case against woman who freed eagle from trap

...intended to catch fur-bearing animals. The bird had one foot caught in one leg-hold...tied up the dogs, took pictures of the bird in the trap, placed a cloth bag over...It took about an hour to release the bird from the traps, which she said were...
Trap snares eagle and the woman who says she freed it a leg hold trap out the road. The bird was badly injured, and she brought...Animal Medical Center in Juneau to get the bird treated immediately.The local clinic...point, the vet and I both agreed that the bird should be euthanized, and we euthanized...
Some birds home for the holidays; others far from it Ketchikan in the winter or during the Christmas bird count, said organizer Andy Piston.He wrote in an email that the birds are "very rare on the islands and further away from the mainland you get."They also saw three evening grosbeaks...

...for it again. Which they did."The birds' litterbug behavior has been going...entertained," Fischer said, describing the birds as "incredibly smart" and "mischievous...doing something."He's observed the birds for many years and has noticed some...
Annual pigeon dung problem grows across Fairbanks

...others. Businesses are experimenting with ways to deter the bird, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Roofers last...1957, has been talking with neighbors about fending off the birds."They leave droppings around warm air outlets where...
An invitation to prey

...The community garden also offers mixed conifers, open areas and adjacent bodies of water that should be attractive to the birds.Four boxes, built by young people at Johnson Youth Center, were installed around the garden - an open invitation for...
On the Trails: Rambling

...out among boulders. It then spent several minutes on a single large, flat rock with shallow water sheeting over it. The bird worked over the surface of that rock assiduously, picking up numerous miniscule prey items-so tiny that they could...
Eagles, spectators soar to Haines by Anchorage-based Bird TLC.Chilkat Dancers from Klukwan sang, danced and drummed to celebrate the release of the birds, and the foundation auctioned off the opportunity to be the person to release the eagle from the crate. That's a yearly...
Wildlife Spy: The scream you can't hear

...generate lift on the downstroke of the wing. By rotating the wing on the upstroke and spreading the flight feathers, the bird minimizes air resistance until the wing returns downward. Bats, from the extraordinary flexibility of their wing structure...


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