The Potter Marsh-A-Thon Birding Smackdown
Not your Mother’s Birding Contest!
Fabulous Prizes will be awarded for most species seen.
The Alaska Department of Fish & Game and Audubon Alaska will lead Bird Walks at Potter Marsh on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 – 9:00 PM, and Saturday mornings from 8:00 – 10:00 AM from May 20 through July 29.
It’s a family-friendly event for all levels of birders. … Read the rest
Meet in front of the Seward Harbormaster’s restrooms,
located at the south end of the small boat harbor.
Next week it’ll be Spring, and what better way to celebrate than by scouring the Anchorage Municipality for birds. From Eklutna to Portage–How many species can your team find in 24 hours from 5:00 PM on Friday March 18, 2016 until 5:00 PM on Saturday March 19, 2016?… Read the rest
Celebrate the return of spring migrating raptors with this annual Anchorage Audubon first field trip of the spring. Migrating raptors that can be seen along the ridgeline near MP 118.8 include golden eagle, red-tailed hawk, rough-legged hawk, sharp-shinned hawk, northern goshawk, American kestrel, peregrine falcon and merlin.
This year’s count will be Sunday December 19th followed by the Tally Party and Chili Feed Potluck at the UAA Student Union Cafeteria (same place as last year).
To sign up: Register as a participant in the 2015 Christmas Bird Count at the National Audubon Christmas Bird Count site, www.audubon.org/conservation/science/christmas-bird-count. Participation is free but National Audubon is always happy to accept an on line donation to continue their important work.… Read the rest
The tallies were remarkably similar, and here are the results: The $37.00 prize for 37 species is a tie between Kenna Sue, Karen, Lynn, & Louann and the Thede/Nils/Keys/Rick team.… Read the rest
Next week it’ll be Spring, and what better way to celebrate than by scouring the Anchorage Municipality for birds. From Eklutna to Portage–How many species can your team find in 24 hours from 12:01 am until the following midnight?
It’s a Big Day to usher in Spring.… Read the rest
We finally have the preliminary results for the 2014 Anchorage Christmas Bird Count which was held on Sunday, December 14.
We’re sorry for the delay in reporting. One of the reporting areas had a software problem which corrupted their data. … Read the rest