Thursday, June 14, 2007

The Importance of ANWR

Chuck Hagner of Birder's World writes:

"Researchers who conducted the first-ever comprehensive survey of breeding shorebirds in a hotly disputed portion of the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge have determined that the number is easily large enough to qualify the area as a site of international importance."

Link: Full Article from Field of View (Birder's World)

Link: ANWR Shorebird Abundance Study

Eagle Optics is proud to be the Lead Corporate Sponsor for Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences shorebird study project.

Pectoral Sandpiper image © 2007 Mike McDowell

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