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Alaska Science Forum: Overwintering in the Bering Sea

...summertime tundra nesting places the birds prefer. The decline was so steep...Wildlife Service officials listed the birds as threatened in 1993. Wanting to...was 30,000 birds. They figured the birds were keeping ice leads open with...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-13/alaska-science-forum-overwintering-b
Outdoors
Wildlife Spy: Romance in the bird world

...predator or other unfortunate event demolishes the eggs, the birds have a partner on hand and may be able to start a second...age three or four.The Laysan albatross dance involves the birds standing facing each other and mixing and matching a series...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-13/wildlife-spy-romance-bird-world
Outdoors
Pure Sole: Superman doesn't play here

...at the batter."Don't make me come out there," a voice boomed.The suddenness and strength of the words silenced the birds in the harbor 100 yards away; the flapping flag on the right field line drooped suddenly as the wind abated and the Catholic...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-10/superman-doesnt-play-here
Sports
On the Trails: Findings on the North Douglas rainforest trail

...to 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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-23/trails-findings-north-douglas-rainfo
Outdoors
Bode Miller ready to race at world championships

...hill - by going full throttle.Plus, the 37-year-old Miller knows the course so well. He's won four times on the Birds of Prey hill, and finished runner-up on three other occasions.His first world championships were actually at this...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-03/bode-miller-ready-race-world-champions
Sports
Meet the birds of the Alaska Raptor Center

...rolled tables down the darkened, windowed (and, to the birds, invisible) hallway between two bald eagle habitats...western screech owl and a great horned owl. They try to let the birds heal in "as stress-free an environment as we can give...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-11-15/meet-birds-alaska-raptor-center
Outdoors
Litterbirds

...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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-17/litterbirds
Local
Annual pigeon dung problem grows across Fairbanks

...general, who has kept an office in downtown Fairbanks since 1957, has been talking with neighbors about fending off the birds."They leave droppings around warm air outlets where they congregate," Cole said. "I think it's a nuisance...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-10/annual-pigeon-dung-problem-grows-across
State
Some birds home for the holidays; others far from it

...in 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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-02/some-birds-home-holidays-others-far-
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-01/invitation-prey
Local

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