NORTHERN WHEATEARS BEGIN JOURNEY TO AFRICA

Lynn FullerFeatured Birds, Front Page Posts, Migration and Flyways, Research

I was on vacation last week, traveling from Fairbanks to north of the Brooks Range on Alaska’s Dalton Highway. The boreal, sub-arctic and arctic lands were bursting with bird life taking advantage of the short summer’s food supplies. Among the species found here is a small old-world thrush that will soon be heading back to its wintering grounds in Africa. Alaska to Africa?

PACIFIC BRANT RELY ON KEY COASTAL HABITATS

Lynn FullerFeatured Birds

Pacific Brant span four countries and are found in most of the northern Pacific Americas Flyway. They spend the summer along the northern reaches of North America, nesting further north than any other waterfowl species.

A SMALL MIGRANT WITH A LOUD VOICE

Lynn FullerFeatured Birds

The Northern Waterthrush is a neotropical migrant that breeds in the northern U.S. and Canada and winters mostly in Central and South America. Their preferred northern habitats are …