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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
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
Eagles, spectators soar to Haines

...health 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-19/eagles-spectators-soar-haines
Local
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
Bird Bits: Yellow marks the drop zone

...Center is home to one colony of barn swallows, although the birds also nest solitarily. At this colony, you can easily...under their nests, which can be easily avoided. After the birds have fledged, grown their flight feathers, you can watch...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-01/bird-bits-yellow-marks-drop-zone
Outdoors
Tern colonies failed this year near Mendenhall, South Sawyer glaciers

...Mendenhall Glacier to watch out for the birds during the summer months."People...they're not walking directly through the birds," Baluss said. "There's a lot...pairs migrate to Alaska, though the birds are not well documented inland...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/tern-colonies-failed-year-near-mende
Outdoors
Avian rescue at the Empire

...along the railings of the two balconies with access to the newsroom. To my knowledge, today was the first day one of the birds decided he was too good for the balcony and ventured indoors.Sitting at my desk, I heard a commotion to my right...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/melissa-griffiths/2014-08-22/avian-rescue-empi
Living & Growing: An overdue love letter

...electronics to interrupt me. It is the weeds and the vegetables that demand my attention and my physical labor. It's the birds and the weather that divert my focus. I am, indeed, in the moment as I get dirty.When the garden is populated with...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-05/living-growing-overdue-love-letter
Neighbors
Recent rescue @ the JRC: LONG-TAILED DUCKS

...ship docked in Juneau on May 1, the birds were transferred to the Juneau Raptor...Upon the ship's arrival in Juneau the birds were transferred to JRC's care...be found on these birds.CARE: The birds' feathers and beaks were cleaned...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-29/recent-rescue-jrc-long-tailed-ducks
Outdoors

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