Sunday, 9 August 2015

Bird Deaths in Alaska

Don’t mention the elephants in the room!

Bird Death Reports Are Up In Homer, Food Sources Possibly To Blame

The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge is receiving multiple reports indicating a significant increase in dead and dying birds found on beaches in the Homer area over the last two weeks. The reports are coming from beach walkers and local citizen scientists dedicated to surveying sea bird populations. Leslie Slater is the Gulf of Alaska Unit Biologist for the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. She says the number of birds reported is in the dozens.

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