2017 Christmas Bird Count Preliminary Results
We have the preliminary results for the 2017 Anchorage Christmas Bird Count which was held on Saturday, December 16, 2017. It’s long, but we’ll give it a try.
What a Christmas Bird Count! The preliminary results are in, but please be advised that these results will change as the final data is tabulated, and our view of the results is based on very early and largely un-analyzed data.… Read the rest
The Annual AAS Seward Winter Birding Field Trip
Work off all those Holiday Cookies!
Due to potentially unsafe driving conditions between Anchorage and Seward, the 2017 AAS Seward Winter Birding Field Trip scheduled for tomorrow has been canceled. It was a difficult decision, but safety and everyone’s well being was uppermost in our minds. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Join Andrew Fisher and Anchorage Audubon for a free winter birding excursion to enjoy Seward’s
diversity of wintering birds and the possibility of a few rarities.
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2016 Christmas Bird Count Results
We finally have the results for the 2016 Anchorage Christmas Bird Count which was held on Saturday, December 17, 2016.
We’re sorry for the delay in reporting. It took us awhile to undo the damage done to the Anchorage Audubon CBC database by Russian hackers.
Our Anchorage teams of Christmas Counters located 37 species of birds on count day with one additional “count week” species (a Short-eared Owl!) being reported bringing the total number of species seen during count week to 38 species . … Read the rest