seward peninsula

09/04
2014

EOC 001: Gyrfalcons on the Seward Peninsula and Wintering Raptors in the Snake River Valley of Idaho with Raptor Biologist Neil Paprocki

Episode Summary: In this, the very first episode of the Eyes on Conservation Podcast, we talk with Wild Lens co-founder and Raptor Biologist Neil Paprocki. Neil helped found Wild Lens… Read more »

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09/01
2014

August Raptor – Gyrfalcon

*** Wild Lens Scientific Director Neil Paprocki worked during the 2014 summer in Nome, Alaska on The Peregrine Fund’s Gyrfalcon Conservation Project with Boise State University graduate student Bryce Robinson…. Read more »




08/11
2014

Fledgling Gyrfalcons

*** Wild Lens Scientific Director Neil Paprocki is currently in Nome, Alaska working on The Peregrine Fund’s Gyrfalcon Conservation Project with Boise State University graduate student Bryce Robinson. You can… Read more »




08/01
2014

July Raptor – Rough-legged Hawk

  These roughly 30-day old Rough-legged Hawk nestlings stand stoically in the stick nest constructed by their dutiful parents. They would be due to fledge from this cliff around 36… Read more »




07/28
2014

Banding Songbirds of the Seward Peninsula Part 2: The Tundra

This is part 2 of a two-part series documenting a USGS Alaska Science Center landbird project looking into blood parasite loads in subarctic songbirds. Part 1 detailed our efforts in… Read more »




07/18
2014

Banding Songbirds of the Seward Peninsula Part 1: The Boreal Forest

The U.S. Geological Service (USGS) of Anchorage has been conducting land-bird research on the Seward Peninsula of northwestern Alaska for over two decades. One of the current research projects seeks… Read more »




07/06
2014

An Alaskan Specialty: the Aleutian Tern

One North American tern species resides solely in Alaska: the Aleutian Tern, Onychophrion aleuticus. Terns have always been one of my favorite photography subjects and upon reaching the Seward Peninsula… Read more »




07/01
2014

June Raptor – Peregrine Falcon

  Another month, another raptor: the Peregrine Falcon, Falco peregrinus. We’ve been learning a lot about Gyrfalcons recently because of my work with the Gyrfalcon Conservation Project, but there are… Read more »




06/12
2014

Growth of Young Gyrfalcon Nestlings

*** I am currently in Nome, Alaska working on The Peregrine Fund’s Gyrfalcon Conservation Project with Boise State University graduate student Bryce Robinson. You can read more about this project… Read more »




06/04
2014

Three Nests in Two Days

The helicopter lifted off, disappearing into the thick, oppressive fog just as quickly as it had arrived. My colleague and I were thus left alone on the tundra, 85 miles… Read more »