Every Thursday in the month of May, BLM and Anchorage Audubon co-sponsor early morning bird walks through the Campbell Tract area of Anchorage. I mean early morning. They start at 6:30 am. Which means I have to get up at 5:30 am. I keep telling myself: at least it’s light out. It’s actually a great … More The early bird(er) gets the ?
I had to work most of Saturday–and it was gorgeous out! But the good thing about this time of year is our length of daylight–we’re light by 5:30 am (which is when my alarm went off, not when I got up) and are staying light til late in the evening. So an after-work run to … More Spring migrants are arriving
We’ve had a number of rarities in the Anchorage area this year: a hawfinch, a house finch, and Saturday, I finally intercepted a birders email discussion early enough to be able to track down the bird! Plus it was big and right in mid-town so really it wasn’t much of a search. So here you … More Rare visitor to Anchorage
The Anchorage Audubon big day competition is coming up this weekend. I plan to tell you all about it next week, but thought I’d first tell you about my debut attempt last year. Teams had from 5 pm on Friday to 5 pm on Saturday to see as many bird species as possible within Municipality … More Moose don’t technically count, right?