Up until last week a very cold spring gripped Interior Alaska, slowing migration by several weeks. May 6 the weather finally changed and a flood of birds that had been waiting streamed north. This Peregrine Falcon was one, seen at Creamer’s Field State Waterfowl Refuge, an Important Bird Area of statewide significance. Read more about the 1000s of birds passing through.
(Photo by Beth Peluso)