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RBA Fairbanks Alaska April 1 2008

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  • Ken_Russell@fws.gov
    * Fairbanks and Interior * April 1, 2008 Birds Mentioned Northern Hawk-Owl Snow Bunting Red-Breasted Nuthatch Northern Goshawk American Robin Bald Eagle Great
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      * Fairbanks and Interior
      * April 1, 2008

      Birds Mentioned
      Northern Hawk-Owl
      Snow Bunting
      Red-Breasted Nuthatch
      Northern Goshawk
      American Robin
      Bald Eagle
      Great Gray Owl

      number: (907) 451-9213
      to report: (907) 451-9213
      coverage: Fairbanks and vicinity

      Welcome to the Birding Hotline for interior Alaska as of April 1.

      A NORTHERN HAWK OWL was seen at mile 9 on the Steese
      Highway on March 30. Another NORTHERN HAWK OWL was
      seen on Viewpoint Drive off of Farmer's Loop on March 19.

      A flock of 50 - 60 SNOW BUNTINGS is being seen daily in the
      UAF Ag fields.

      A RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH was seen in Salcha on March 30
      Also on March 30, a NORTHERN GOSHAWK was seen on Beberg Court.

      An AMERICAN ROBIN was seen at the Wedgewood Resort on March 27.

      A BALD EAGLE was seen at the corner of Miller Hill Extension and Harper
      Rd. on March 25. Also on March 25, a GREAT GRAY OWL was seen 1 mile
      North of Mile 11 Chena Hot Springs Road.

      Upcoming events include:
      Birds of the Boreal I - Identifying Grouse, Woodpeckers, & Owls will take
      place on April 2 from 7-9 PM at the ABO Center for Education & Research.
      The cost is $12/person; $10/ABO members (Or $60/$50 for the whole series)

      Birds of the Boreal II- Diurnal Raptor Identification will be presented by

      Dr. Carol McIntyre of the National Park Service on April 9 from 7-9 PM at
      the
      ABO Center for Education & Research. The cost is $12/person; $10/ABO
      members (Or $60/$50 for the whole series)

      Birds of the Boreal III- Identifying those Little Birds (Passerines), will
      be
      presented by Susan Sharbaugh on April 23 from 7-9 PM at the ABO Center
      for Education & Research. The cost is $12/person; $10/ABO members
      (Or $60/$50 for the whole series)

      If you plan to record a bird sighting, please include the date and place
      where the bird was seen along with your name and phone number.

      If you wish to become a member of the Arctic Audubon Society please
      call Mary Zalar at 479-4547.

      Thanks for calling the birding hotline.

      -End Transcript

      Visit Arctic Audubon Society's website: http://www.arcticaudubon.org/
      Site includes information on birding locations in Interior Alaska as well
      As a calendar of Arctic Audubon programs.

      Also visit Alaska Bird Observatory's website: http://www.alaskabird.org/

      Directions to the sites mentioned in the report can found in 'A Birder's
      Guide to Alaska' by George C. West; American Birding Association;
      2002 ISBN 1-878788-19-1

      Ken Russell and Laurel Devaney
      PO Box 71462
      Fairbanks, Alaska 99707



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