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Threatened sea duck may be reintroduced in southwest Alaska

...of four eider species and average just 1.8 pounds.Breeding plumage of the males makes them stand out. They have white heads with a green tuft and a small black eye patch. Both sexes have a blue wing patch outlined in white. In late summer...
Ketchikan Lady Kings Girls Basketball

...Tarbox, Angel Spurgeon, Bertha Williams. Freshmen - Hannah Maxwell, Lezille Sagrado, McKenzie Fousel, Shirley White.HEAD COACHES COMMENTS:(On strength of schedule) We don't have as many 4A games as last year but I like the match ups...
Wildlife Spy: Romance in the bird world

...until about four years old. You don't have to card an eagle to find out its age, as only full adults sport a pure white head and tail.Eagles may perform several types of aerial acrobatics. A single bird may try to attract a mate by flying...
Vonn: Knee 'stable' after World Cup training run

...conservative line, but everything was solid and she felt good, so we're pleased with how today went," said Chip White, head coach of the U.S. women's speed team."We haven't seen her at inspection for a while now, so it was great...
Black-legged kittiwakes, a real seagull boats and fish processors. The black-legged kittiwake is a gray-backed gull that as a breeding adult has a white head, a white tail, and small black tips on its wings - often said to look as if colored by being dipped in ink. Immature...
Alaska researchers probe rare sea duck's disappearance

...produced. The males - which in breeding plumage have a black back, white shoulders, chestnut breast and belly and a white head with a green tuft and black eye patches - reverted to an ordinary brown. Weingartz and Hollmen are optimistic about...
The tragic death of Benazir Bhutto

...flawless, and those dark eyes characteristic of people from her part of the world drew in all upon whom her gaze fell. The white head scarf added to her allure. In some ways, she reminded one of a younger Elizabeth Taylor. She could stop conversation...
Hunters, agency agree to cancel beluga hunt

ANCHORAGE - Fifty years ago, a whale hunter in Cook Inlet could count on spotting the bulbous white heads of a beluga pod after a half hour or less on the water. Sound off on the important issues at But with the whales' rapid and mysterious...
Reservation for two

...There are roughly 25,000 eagles in Southeast Alaska. The raptor is named the "bald" eagle for its conspicuous white head and tail, but the distinctive white plumage is not attained until the age of five or older. The eagles often use and...
Bald eagle populations soar after brush with extinction

...scattered, or not bothered flying south. "Normally, that whole shoreline along Credit Island would be all solid white heads, but I guess you'd have to go up to Minnesota today," Millar said, peering through binoculars at a line of trees...


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