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by lani
Mon Nov 01, 2010 8:42 am
Forum: PEEP Reports
Topic: PEEP-line Report: 10-31-10
Replies: 0
Views: 1462

PEEP-line Report: 10-31-10

Sad to report that there were no further sightings of the JACK SNIPE. However on the 17th when there were so many birders here looking for it, many other great birds were seen in Beluga Slough: LONG-BILLED DOWITCHERS (4), PECTORAL SANDPIPERS (3), SHARP-TAILED SANDPIPER (possible), LAPLAND LONGSPURS,...
by lani
Sun Oct 17, 2010 11:15 am
Forum: PEEP Reports
Topic: PEEP-line Report: 10-17-10
Replies: 0
Views: 1452

PEEP-line Report: 10-17-10

KACHEMAK BAY BIRD ALERT INFORMATION LINE October 17, 2010 Today is October 17th and this is the Kachemak Bay Bird Alert Information Line sponsored by the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. The Islands and Ocean Visitor Center is located at 95 Sterling Highway in Homer. This report is on the I...
by lani
Sat Oct 16, 2010 9:49 pm
Forum: Kachemak Bay area bird sightings
Topic: Jack Snipe in Beluga Slough!
Replies: 1
Views: 1379

Jack Snipe in Beluga Slough!

Aaron Lang and others found a Jack Snipe today in Beluga Slough. Several sightings and several people saw it. Go to AKBirding
http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/AK ... 1201819006
to read his account.

This is a very rare Eurasian species. Stay tuned...
by lani
Tue Oct 12, 2010 7:52 am
Forum: Kachemak Bay area bird sightings
Topic: OOP!! October Owl Prowl
Replies: 1
Views: 1551

Re: OOP!! October Owl Prowl

I can attest to Gary’s account of our great owling adventure. It’s all true. But he forgot to mention the snipe or snipes that we saw two or three times flying over, possibly responding to the boreal call. (Unbeknownst to him at the time, some of us were wondering if our Fearless Leader had actually...
by lani
Tue Oct 05, 2010 7:40 am
Forum: Kachemak Bay area bird sightings
Topic: Storm Petrels and Snow Geese: 10-4-10
Replies: 0
Views: 1143

Storm Petrels and Snow Geese: 10-4-10

Karl says there are hundreds of FORK-TAILED STORM PETRELS out on the Bay--"just about everywhere you look"! He saw 2 LEACH'S also. Several people reported seeing some from the Spit.

A flock of 70 SNOW GEESE landed for a while at Neptune Bay.
by lani
Mon Oct 04, 2010 8:10 am
Forum: PEEP Reports
Topic: PEEP-line Report: 10-3-10
Replies: 0
Views: 1567

PEEP-line Report: 10-3-10

KACHEMAK BAY BIRD ALERT INFORMATION LINE October 3, 2010 Today is October 3rd and this is the Kachemak Bay Bird Alert Information Line sponsored by the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. The Islands and Ocean Visitor Center is located at 95 Sterling Highway in Homer. This report is on the Isl...
by lani
Sun Oct 03, 2010 10:16 am
Forum: Kachemak Bay area bird sightings
Topic: FIRST SATURDAY Report: 10-2-10
Replies: 0
Views: 1129

FIRST SATURDAY Report: 10-2-10

The Kachemak Bay Birders First Saturday to the Spit almost got cancelled due to fog and low visibility, but things cleared a bit and we found a total of 24 species! And we were all happy to see that there are still a few shorebirds to look at. We saw a YELLOWLEGS-- pretty sure it was a Yellowlegs--t...
by lani
Sat Oct 02, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: Kachemak Bay area bird sightings
Topic: Least Sandpipers and others: 10-2-10
Replies: 0
Views: 1055

Least Sandpipers and others: 10-2-10

I saw 4 Least Sandpipers on the west side of the Spit opposite the Heritage RV Park building this afternoon. (Got photos) In the morning on our First Saturday trip we saw a Brant, Long-tailed Ducks, Harlequin Ducks, many American Wigeon, some Northern Pintails, plus others for a total of 24 species!...
by lani
Thu Sep 30, 2010 7:12 am
Forum: Kachemak Bay area bird sightings
Topic: Not quite our area, but perhaps some of our cranes?
Replies: 1
Views: 1463

Re: Not quite our area, but perhaps some of our cranes?

I've been known to exaggerate, but this was pretty bad even for me. Cranes have been here for 10 million years, not 60 million!
by lani
Sat Sep 25, 2010 7:33 am
Forum: Kachemak Bay area bird sightings
Topic: Not quite our area, but perhaps some of our cranes?
Replies: 1
Views: 1463

Not quite our area, but perhaps some of our cranes?

The following is a story told to me today…a wonderful crane story and very welcome, coming a while after we here in Homer have seen our last cranes for a long time. A friend was in Healy last week for three days and witnessed wave after wave of cranes going over. Thousands and thousands going over e...

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