The Olive-sided Flycatcher is a declining species, and Alaska Department of Fish and Game researchers are tracking migration to learn more about what might be causing the problem.
Help Rusty Blackbirds by reporting sightings in Alaska on eBird!
Let the games begin! Grab your binoculars and start checking off birds for the 2015 Great American Arctic Birding Challenge.
The 2015 Great Backyard Bird Count has lots to offer participants this year: prizes, a photo contest, and free apps!
This year the Christmas Bird Count (CBC) in Delta Junction recorded a new species for the Interior during the CBC. Cordova was the furthest north count that recorded Eurasian Collared-Dove last season, showing that this species continues to expand its range. Citizen science reports on eBird throughout the year are increasingly important to document species […]
As eBirders, you participate in citizen science every time you enter a sighting. Ever wonder how much scientists really use that data?
A new study by the National Audubon Society reveals a comprehensive look at how climate change is projected to affect bird species across the country. Nils Warnock, Audubon Alaska’s Executive Director said, “Our world’s climate is changing and results of this major study reveal that many North American birds will be losers if we do […]
Tanana Valley Sandhill Crane Festival Schedule Join this celebration of the abundant fall migration in Fairbanks! The featured guest this year is John Marzluff, renowned researcher of bird intelligence and author of Dog Days, Raven Nights. He will give presentations about his research into bird intelligence, focusing on crows and ravens. Events include an eBird […]
This spring, your adventures in birding can be fun with a purpose! Rusty Blackbirds, although numerous, are declining alarmingly, putting them on the Red List of the Alaska WatchList. The causes of decline aren’t well understood, so researchers are scrambling to find out more. Your sightings during the Rusty Blackbird Spring Migration Blitz will help.
Grab your binoculars and your birding buddies and take the Challenge! Migration is already starting in some places, even as snow still blankets Alaska—so let the games begin! Arctic-nesting birds have ranges that reach all 50 states and 6 continents, so the migrating birds you see in your backyard or favorite birding spot could be […]