Category Archives: Fauna

Nurturing

It’s the time of year for lots of new life, including eaglets.  This young one receives a morsel of food from an adult.

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Late Winter Visitor

It’s early March already, but Bohemian Waxwings are still roving in flocks around Southcentral Alaska looking for remaining fruit, especially mountain ash berries. After a flock has gorged on berries, you’ll often see them fly down to the ground and … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Turkeys are the symbolic emblem for our formal American day of giving thanks.  This rafter of wild turkeys in California (also called a gang, posse, or flock) was made up largely of toms which were very busy strutting in an … Continue reading

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Fall Migration

For the last 4-5 weeks swans have been migrating south and stopping for food and rest at Potter Marsh in Anchorage. These large white birds—both Trumpeters and Tundras—stay only a short while before continuing their journey toward temperate wintering grounds. … Continue reading

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