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Refuge Notebook: Ascent of the cranes

...Coast of Texas. Crane researchers were...the number of young cranes produced each year...following day when the cranes took off on the next...Wildlife Service crane biologist, Ernie...note of far-off crane music, as we basked...our" sandhill cranes Godspeed on the perilous...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-10-31/refuge-notebook-ascent-of-the-cr
Outdoors
Flocking together: Weather affects bird migration, still plenty for birders to see

...biologists and area birders said the weather seems to be the culprit when it comes to the lack in numbers of ducks, geese, cranes and other fowl that use the marshy Kenai and Kasilof river flats as staging areas for their next hops north. "The jury is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-25/weather-affects-bird-migration-still
News
Unhinged Alaska: When does spring really arrive?

...up in the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon on the Homer Spit and that occurred on the last day of April. Yes, we realize that the cranes are back along with robins singing their annoying renditions of Louie Louie outside bedroom windows at four o'clock in the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-05-09/unhinged-alaska-when-does-sprin
Community
State records fall at sizzling track meet

...Shemet-Pitcher and Cardoza were joined by Crystal Crane and Lauren Evarts in the victorious 800-meter...group of Shemet-Pitcher, Cardoza and Crane in the winning 400-meter relay with a time of 52...Shermet-Pitcher, Homer, 1:02.39; 4. Crystal Crane, Homer, 1:03.10; 5. Taylee Nyquest...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-05-30/state-track-meet-2015
Sports
Records fall at Region III track meet

...3. Ziza Shemet Pitcher, Hom, 1:03.62; 4. Crystal Crane, Hom, 1:05.48; 5. Sarah Wolf, Hom, 1:06.06; 6...6. Jane Sharrai, Val, 76-05. High jump - 1. Crystal Crane, Hom, 4-04; 2. Victoria King, Gra, 4-02; 3. Raven...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-05-23/records-fall-at-region-iii-track-m
Sports
Midnight Sun Big Sit turns in big specie count

...Scaup, 2 Bufflehead*, 3 Common Merganser, 2 Red-breasted Merganser, 50 Bald Eagle, 3 Northern Harrier, 34 Sandhill Crane, 4 Black-bellied Plover, 7 Semipalmated Plover, 12 Greater Yellowlegs, 5 Lesser Yellowlegs, 6 Whimbrel, 10 Hudsonian...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-06-01/midnight-sun-big-sit-turns-in-bi
Dispatch

...I heard one pistol shot. All the rest of the shots I heard were assault rifles," said Cochran, who took cover behind a crane about 30 yards away. He walked the shooting scene with the AP several days later, showing what he saw and his vantage point...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-06
News
Fairbanks biologists track sandhill cranes via satellite

...Alaska. The first sandhill cranes typically touch down in the...because some 500,000 sandhill cranes, about 80 percent of the world's sandhill crane population, flock to the...breeding grounds for Alaska cranes. They could fly across the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/041102/wil_041102wil0010001.shtml
Wildlife
Homer students use paper cranes to wish man well

...students "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes," by Eleanor Coerr. The book chronicles...says if a sick person folds 1,000 paper cranes, he or she will be given the wish of...wish to get well, Sasaki began folding cranes. Student Sophie Morin saw a direct application...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/052911/new_836759114.shtml
News
Homer students use paper cranes to wish man well

...students "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes," by Eleanor Coerr. The book chronicles...says if a sick person folds 1,000 paper cranes, he or she will be given the wish of...wish to get well, Sasaki began folding cranes.Student Sophie Morin saw a direct application...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-05-29/homer-students-use-paper-cranes-wish
News

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