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A berry good time at the Refuge

...the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Bears enjoy big clusters of devil's club and mountain ash berries, while robins and thrushes devour red elderberries. Wildlife and humans alike enjoy blueberries and cranberries. To find out which berries are safe...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-08-23/a-berry-good-time-at-the-refuge
Outdoors
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: Spring migration comes to Kenai

...area forests. The nuptial songs of American Robins, Varied Thrushes, Ruby-crowned Kinglets, and Dark-eyed Juncos are ubiquitous...swallows descend en mass, Swainson's and Gray-cheeked Thrushes arrive, and our first flycatcher - the Western Wood-Peewee...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-05-01/refuge-notebook-spring-migration
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Hidden Lake Campground - a 'hidden gem' on the Kenai Refuge

...for bird lovers of all ages to look and listen for boreal and black-capped chickadees as well as Swainson's and hermit thrushes. Hidden Lake Campground received an overhaul in 1989 when the campground was paved, new camp loops were added (Ridge and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-04-03/refuge-notebook-hidden-lake-camp
Outdoors
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
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
Baby bird care: Knowing when to help and when to stay away

...receiving calls from the public about injured or abandoned baby birds and nestlings. Most songbirds such as warblers, juncos, thrushes and sparrows arrive on the Kenai Peninsula to breed by late May to early June. Flycatchers and pewees arrive a few weeks later...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042707/outdoors_0427out002.shtml
Outdoors
Berry fun day planned

...the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Bears enjoy big clusters of devil's club and mountain ash berries, while robins and thrushes devour red elderberries. Wildlife and humans alike enjoy blueberries and cranberries. To find out which berries are safe...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2011-08-26/berry-fun-day-planned
Outdoors
What should I do if I find a baby bird?

...calls from the public about injured or abandoned baby birds and nestlings. Most songbirds such as the warblers, juncos, thrushes, and sparrows arrive on the Kenai Peninsula to breed by late May to early June. Flycatchers and pewees arrive a few weeks...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/061110/out_652292112.shtml

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