hotline: Fairbanks and Interior Alaska
date: February 17, 2009
number: (907) 451-9213
to report: (907) 451-9213
coverage: Fairbanks and vicinity
transcriber: Ken Russell
Welcome to the Birding Hotline for interior Alaska as of February 17,
An unusual sighting for the Interior, a flock of 8 BLACK-BILLED
MAGPIES were seen on Miller Hill Road behind Ivory Jack's
restaurant on February 13.
A DARK-EYED JUNCO was at the feeders at the Alaska Bird
Observatory visitor center n February 10.
Upcoming events include:
Tuesday February 17: Frosty Feathers; Avian tales of Winter Survival.
Join Dr. Susan Sharbaugh, Sr. Scientist at ABO in the Gold Room in
The Westmark Hotel in downtown Fairbanks at 7pm in a lecture in
the 'Science for Alaska Lecture Series' - sponsored by the University
of Alaska and the Geophysical Institute
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.
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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