Alaska

Capt. Budd Christman, NOAA
Capt. Budd Christman, NOAA
Donna Dewhurst, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Donna Dewhurst, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Copyright Daniel W. Clark

Rusty Blackbird in Fairbanks, Alaska.

copyright Daniel W. Clark

Rusty Blackbird in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Mike Sutton

Staff not pictured: Robyn Langlie, Kathy Wells

Not pictured: LaVerne Smith

Who will be the 2014 Bird of the Year? You decide!

Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, US Fish & Wildlife Service

Dunlin (center, with black belly) and Western Sandpipers return to Kachemak Bay near Homer, Alaska during spring migration to refuel on the way to nesting grounds. 

Nathan Walker

Map of Important Wildlife Habitat and Final Record of Decision Special Areas

Ryan Hagerty, US Fish & Wildlife Service

More than 90% of the Pacific Flyway population of Brant rely on Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.