Not pictured: LaVerne Smith
Who will be the 2014 Bird of the Year? You decide!
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
More than 90% of the Pacific Flyway population of Brant rely on Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.
Solitary Sandpipers are bog-nesting birds of the boreal forest. They are one of the few sandpipers that nest in trees, moving into abandoned songbird nests.