RBA Fairbanks Alaska April 8 2013
- hotline: Fairbanks and Interior Alaska
date: April 8, 2013
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 April 8, 2013.
An adult BALD EAGLE was seen sitting in a small spruce tree outside of
Healy on April 7. Also on the 7th, two NORTHERN SHRIKES were seen
on a property in Muskox subdivision. Another BALD EAGLE perched in
a yard off of Steele Creek Road overnight on Saturday, April 6.
The truest sign of spring in Fairbanks, 3 CANADA GEESE were seen flying
over the Morris Thompson Visitor Center on April 3, and later landed at
Creamer?s refuge. Also on April 3, 2 adult BALD EAGLES were seen soaring
and flying west at MP 1292 of the Alaska Highway.
On April 8, Arctic Audubon is sponsoring- Alaska- Breeding Grounds for
the Flyways- This program will be presented by Nils Warnock, Director of
Alaska Audubon at 7:00 PM at the Noel Wien Library.
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.
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.
Directions to the sites mentioned in the report can found in A Birder?s Guide
to Alaska by George C. West
Ken Russell and Laurel Devaney