Alaska

Gerrit Vyn, Macaulay Library at the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology

Tens of thousands of geese rely on Teshekpuk Lake during molting season.

Spring Hawk Watch at Gunsight Pass, Alaska

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Raptors migrate to Alaska in April, some flying as far as the Colville River in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.

Nathan Walker

This marine area is an important summer feeding ground for approximately 625,000 birds, including King Eiders, Arctic Terns, Red Phalaropes, Long-tailed Ducks, Black-legged Kittiwakes.

Beth Peluso

Skeins of Brant fly over Izembek Lagoon, part of a globally significant Important Bird Area.

John Schoen

Sealaska clearcut on Dall Island in Southeast Alaska.

John Schoen

Very large-tree old growth is rare in the Tongass, only one-half of one percent of the remaining forest.

Jack Gustafson

This Landmark tree on Kosciusco Island in the Tongass National Forest is included in the land selections in Sealaska Corporation's Congressional bills S.730/H.R.1408. 

Steve Maslowski, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Bar-tailed Godwits hold the record for the longest nonstop migration of any bird.