RBA Fairbanks Alaska January 31 2006
- Birds Mentioned:
hotline: Fairbanks and Interior Alaska
date: January 31, 2006
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 January 31,
A DARK-EYED JUNCO was at the Alaska Bird Observatory feeders
On January 31.
A NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen in Ester on January 28.Another
shrike was on Cranberry Ridge on January 27:
A BLACK-BILLED MAGPIE was seen on McGrath Rd on January 23.
A RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH was still coming in to a feeder at the
same residence as of January 22.
A BOREAL OWL was calling at a residence on Hay Way off of Sheep
Creek Rd on January 18. Jan. 20: Boreal Owl singing in Cripple Creek
The NORTHEN HAWK OWL was seen at the traffic circle on the UAF
campus on January 14 and 15.
Upcoming events include:
The Great Backyard Bird Count will take place from February 17 - 20.
is a joint project of Audubon and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Information is available at: www.birdsource.org/gbbc.
An Arctic Audubon Society program entitled: Bhutan: Backcountry to
Birds will be presented on Monday, February 13, at 7:00 pm, at the
Noel Wien Library.
A field trip to the Audubon-Riedel Nature Reserve will take place on
Saturday, February 18 at 10:00 AM. Meet at the Creamer's Field
Farmhouse to carpool.
Avian Influenza in Alaska - Who's Getting What, Where, and How,
is a free public seminar by Dr. Jonathan Runstadler (UAF Institute of
Arctic Biology). That will be presented at 7 PM on February 21 at the
ABO Center for Education & Research
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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