Tag: Arctic Tern

The first sunset of summer

Alaska, Cooper Island, The Arctic Circle, Arctic Ocean, Barrow, North Slope, Birds, ice, ice floes, summer

I started this Cooper Island series back in February 2018 with a post from 29 July 2000, Sensory Deprivation, that chronologically fits here. Part 20, another trip abroad   31 July 2000 I just […]

A little head bobbing

Black Guillemots

Part 9.  The Black Guillemots are back, bobbing their heads, and claiming their nest boxes. A cavity-nesting bird of Arctic waters, they traditionally did not nest so far north in Alaska. One […]