Rusty Blackbird in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Staff not pictured: Robyn Langlie, Kathy Wells
Not pictured: LaVerne Smith
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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.
Map of Important Wildlife Habitat and Final Record of Decision Special Areas