ASLC Spot-Light on Science Seminar Series:

Presents:  Migratory Shorebirds of Northern Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

Date:  Monday, May 14th, 2012

Time:  12-1pm  (Brown Bag Lunch)

Where:  Alaska SeaLife Center,  Research Theater

Seminar Speaker:  Sadie E.G. Ulman, Alaska SeaLife Center



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Free Seminar, Everyone Welcome!

Chickaloon Flats is a tidal mudflat on Turnagain Arm, and a valuable area for migrating and breeding birds. Sadie will discuss results from her master’s research on shorebirds utilizing Chickaloon as a spring and fall migration stopover.  A main objective of her research was to utilize stable isotopes from feathers to determine breeding and/or wintering origins of six shorebird species migrating through south-central Alaska. These and other findings from the mudflats will be discussed.

 

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