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Region III harriers ready to roll in Seward

...the Lower 48, where most cross-country meets are conducted in parks and on golf courses, the challenge before Region III harriers Saturday in Seward might seem daunting.High of 52. Low of 39. Chance of rain. A two-lap course that, according to Skyview...
Midnight Sun Big Sit turns in big specie count

...Green-winged Teal, 2 Greater 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...
Refuge Notebook: Spring migration comes to Kenai

...shorebirds to arrive with Black-bellied and Golden Plovers right behind them. In late April, raptors such as Osprey, Northern Harriers, Red-tailed and Rough-legged Hawks, Peregrine Falcons, and Golden Eagles typically appear in modest numbers.By early...
Refuge Notebook: Dena'ina names for birds of the Kenai Peninsula

...something about bird taxonomy (brant, whimbrel, northern harrier). There are only four species' names based on behavior...more meaningful prior to modern English. For instance, the harrier (or marsh hawk) likely derives from a mid-16th century...
Sept. 11 changes Kasilof man's resolve

...the Arabian Sea, Linda said. The Peleliu is an amphibious landing craft that transports troops and carries helicopters and Harriers. He joined the Navy right out of high school. Linda said he went to the mall one day and spoke to Navy recruiters, came...
Homer count notes record number of birds

...said the ice was a big factor. Other interesting finds included the salty-backed gull, yellow-billed loon, northern harrier and red-faced cormorant on the Spit; Townsend's solitaire and "red" fox sparrow on McLay Road; and a white-throated...

...illness Facts about hobo spiders Photo feature: Sprucing up Kenai netters nip fierce Nikiski unit Regions beckon harriers Three area racers take state championships Refuge System Centennial Celebration continues Sept. 27 Father shares...
Snowshoe hare population rebounding

...great-horned owls and northern goshawks. In addition golden eagles, red-tailed hawks, northern hawk owls, northern harriers, wolves, wolverines, red fox, pine martens, weasels, mink, and even squirrels, also predate heavily upon snowshoe hares...


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