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Wildlife Spy: Romance in the bird world

...someone for the long haul. It takes effort to maintain a long relationship, and birds are no exception.An observant wildlife spy will notice the species above are all large birds. They also tend to be long-lived. Staying with the same partner...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-13/wildlife-spy-romance-bird-world
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Wildlife Spy: A gathering of cranes

In a last, sunny blast of summer, this wildlife spy enjoyed the spectacle of sandhill cranes at the Tanana Valley Crane Festival at Creamer's Field State Migratory Waterfowl Refuge...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-12/wildlife-spy-gathering-cranes
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Wildlife Spy: The scream you can't hear

The air is full of screams ... you just can't hear them. From spring through early fall, bats fly over Southeast Alaska, using high-pitched sounds to track down their insect prey.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-31/wildlife-spy-scream-you-cant-hear
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Wildlife spy: Mysteries of the deep: Do you know where your halibut has been?

We're heading out into Prince William Sound on a new adventure for this Wildlife Spy - searching for Pacific halibut. The boat is the Tango out of Valdez, a charter run by Mike and Patty Wing. They've been plying...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-08-24/wildlife-spy-mysteries-deep-do-you-k
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Wildlife Spy: Signs of spring creep into Seward

The last weekend in February, I joined an intrepid group from the Anchorage Audubon Society on a mission to go birding in Seward, despite a blizzard warning. The high-profile targets were two Eurasian species that had wandered far off course.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-03-15/wildlife-spy-signs-spring-creep-sewa
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Wildlife Spy: Flight of the Western Sandpiper

Spring brings bird festivals in Alaska, and this May, I slipped into the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival, in Homer, to check out the returning birds.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-05-31/wildlife-spy-flight-western-sandpipe
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Winter life underfoot

...a meal. The only traces the owl leaves behind for a wildlife spy to find are a hole in the snow surrounded by feather...Muir Glacier in Glacier Bay in 1887. Unfortunately for wildlife spies in Juneau, they haven't been found on the Mendenhall...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2011-12-09/winter-life-underfoot
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Timing the migration

...trick of wind, weather, timing and physics may be just the edge a bird needs to survive. Knowing these tricks gives a wildlife spy a better chance of catching the spectacle. Beth Peluso is a freelance writer, illustrator, and avid birder. She...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092410/out_711593814.shtml
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Strife in the puddles

Wildlife spies often use binoculars to see animals far away, but along the shoreline, the most action is up close - in tidepools. And, the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072310/out_681614063.shtml
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Successful animal viewing may depend on laundry soap

...wildlife viewing, binoculars and spotting scopes, allow you to scrutinize wildlife from a distance. But sometimes a wildlife spy needs to blend in. It helps to understand how various animals see, because some animals literally see the world very...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112009/out_527032547.shtml

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