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RBA Fairbanks Alaska March 1 2010

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  • Ken_Russell@fws.gov
    hotline: Fairbanks and Interior Alaska date: March 1, 2010 number: (907) 451-9213 to report: (907) 451-9213 coverage: Fairbanks and vicinity transcriber: Ken
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      hotline: Fairbanks and Interior Alaska
      date: March 1, 2010
      number: (907) 451-9213
      to report: (907) 451-9213
      coverage: Fairbanks and vicinity
      transcriber: Ken Russell


      Birds Mentioned
      American Robin
      Boreal Owl
      Snow Bunting
      Northern Shrike

      Welcome to the Birding Hotline for Interior Alaska as of March 1, 2010.
      We're starting to see signs of spring in the bird world.

      An AMERICAN ROBIN was seen on Birch Hill on February 26.

      A BOREAL OWL was heard calling on Farmer's loop Road near the golf
      Course on February 22.

      SNOW BUNTINGS were seen at 10 miles Chena Hotsprings Road on
      February 17.

      NORTHERN SHRIKES were seen on Moose Mountain on February 15.

      Upcoming events include:
      Arctic Audubon Society will present Antarctic Stories & Photography
      Tips on Monday, March 8, at 7:00 PM in the Noel Wien Library
      Auditorium

      Preschool Nature Discovery Program will be held by Friends of Creamer's
      Field on Thursday, March 11th from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm at the Creamer's
      Field Farmhouse. This month's program topic is Animal Tracks. A $3
      donation per child is suggested and reservations are required. call
      452-5162

      A Spring Equinox Walk will be held on Saturday March 20th from 1:00
      - 3:00pm at Creamer's Refuge.

      An Owl Program will be held on April 1st at 7:00 at the Taiga Center at
      Wedgewood Resort. Enjoy a talk and slide show about the ecology of
      our local owls, how to find them and identify their calls, and meet a
      live owl!

      If you'd like to become a member of Arctic Audubon Society,
      information is available at their web site: www.arcticaudubon.org .

      Thanks for calling the Birding Hot Line.

      -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;


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