Safe and Sound after Migration!

The BirdTrippers' migration has come to an end! Last week we helped with setting up the Anchorage International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) event at the Alaska Zoo. It was super fun! It's always great when you can be part of an event where different organizations working...

Festival Season

It’s bird festival season. Last weekend I spent three days in the southern part of the Kenai Peninsula of Alaska, at Homer. The Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival was a great opportunity to reconnect with kids through outreach and games, and also with graduate students through...

Oh, Denali!

A pristine, beautiful and gigantic habitat. Full of wildlife and far far away from human development. No wonder why so many species choose Denali to raise their chicks or as a stop during their migration. 150 bird species have been documented here, but only a...

Best Wilderness Experiences

Our Juneau days served as reflective wildlife moments. On the second day, meeting with the Juneau Audubon Society on their boat trip, we saw humpback whales, sea lions, countless pelagic birds and harbor seals. During each trip in the car, we kept our eyes open to...

Good Time To Be In Alaska

As if I was not lucky enough just being able to travel the Pacific Coast, during our first day in Juneau, Alaska, we visited Tongass National Forest where our welcoming was a huge amazing glacier with a wild bear swimming in the lake. Not even...

Washington se ganó mi corazón

A nuestra entrada a Washington hemos tenido la oportunidad visitar diversos refugios de vida silvestre, parques, bosques y de compartir con socios de los diferentes capítulos de Audubon Society. Aunque el tiempo ha sido corto, el camino largo. Comenzando en Olympia, visitamos Nisqually NWR donde históricamente la...

Flyway Ambassadors Come Together

I'm writing this while sitting at a fancy café in Osoyoos, a little and remote town in eastern British Columbia, Canada. It has been great meeting with Environment Canada staff and the two Canadian interns following the Pacific Flyway in this province. As we started...

Never-ending Learning Experience

Portland We're back to a city for a couple of days, now in Portland.  Years ago the community asked for a National Wildlife Refuge, and now the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge buffers urban development. With this city part of the Urban Bird Treaty City Program,...