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The birds have it

...look out the window, I am reminded that nature is far more enlightening than anything electronic. The birds ... robins, thrush, stellar jays and many others are busy feasting on natures table; they are everywhere and in great abundance. This seems...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-17/the-birds-have-it
Letters
Theory of transmutation vs. migration mythbusting

...observations of seasonal movement: Jeremiah 8:7 "Even the stork in the sky knows her seasons; and the dove, and the swift and the thrush observe the time of their coming"; and Job 39:26: "Does the hawk fly by your wisdom, and stretch her wings toward the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2011-07-15/refuge-notebook-migration-mythbu
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Breeding Bird Surveys - Quick! Three Beers!

...every three stops. Some of the species the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge observes include Swainson's Thrush, American Robin, Varied Thrush, Yellow Rumped Warbler, and my personal favorite, the Olive-Sided Flycatcher. Some other interesting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-06-26-0
Outdoors
Refuge Notebok: When encountering a 'mystery' bird, utilize local expertise

...in blustery weather when he observed a thrush foraging along the water's edge. He thought it odd that a thrush was on the beach, outside its preferred...as a Redwing - a common and widespread thrush of Europe and Asia, closely related to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-11-14/refuge-notebok-when-encountering
Outdoors
Refuge notebook: Rare birds punctuate the quiet of winter

...did not mention that a very rare Dusky Thrush has been seen sporadically in Anchorage...early December. This particular Asiatic thrush is most often found with large flocks...Robins and Bohemian Waxwings. A Dusky Thrush was also found in Anchorage last December...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-01-10/refuge-notebook-rare-birds-punct
Outdoors
"Ultra" rare Eurasian bird discovered along Seward beachfront

...the course of his walk Jim observed a thrush-like bird foraging along the wrack line...water's edge. He thought it odd that a thrush would be on the beach, outside its preferred...Jim attempted to positively identify the thrush but the bird actively foraged away from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2011-11-25/ultra-rare-eurasian-bird-discove
Outdoors
Birds, climate change together

...emissions stabilize and then decline. Swainson's thrush is a somewhat drab looking bird with a beautiful...upward spiral of its song before seeing this thrush. Currently, Swainson's thrush is a common breeder in forests on the refuge...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/120409/out_527811880.shtml
New breeding bird discovered in Kenai Mountains on family hike

...side and steep slopes on the others. This is one of the preferred habitat types for Northern Wheatear, a rare alpine breeding thrush on the Kenai Peninsula, which we were hoping to find on this trip. As we hiked we were alert for any bird sounds or movement...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2011-09-16/new-breeding-bird-discovered-in-
Outdoors
A winter day in the outdoors yields simple pleasures for family

...flock during a brief raid. At a nearby feeder we stumbled on a white-throated sparrow, two red crossbills, and a varied thrush! The white-throated sparrow is a rare winter visitor, red crossbills are rare residents, and varied thrushes are an uncommonly...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/032610/out_500246902.shtml
Outdoors
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