Gyrfalcon habitat 1
This is gyrfalcon habitat and the gyrfalcon study area.
Gyrfalcons nested on the rocks here
Gyrfalcon habitat 2
Gyrfalcon Nest Site 1
Gyrfalcon Nest Site 2
From left to right, biologists Devin Johnson, Michael Henderson and David Anderson of the Peregrine Fund and volunteers Xavier Cardoza and John Earthman. The black spots are Alaska's State Bird, the mosquito!
John, Devin and Mike admire the view
Hiking the tundra to a gyrfalcon eyrie
Mary, Tim, Xavier and David hike to a Gyrfalcon eyrie
Lots of hiking is needed to see wildlife
Devin and Mike at a gyrfalcon cliff. Six wheeler offroad ATV's are used extensively by the falcon crew. To minimize damage to the tundra, they followed established trails whenever possible. Note the guy's summer attire!
Mike climbs a Gyrfalcon Eyrie
Devin and Mike look on as Travis takes measurements of a young gyrfalcon
David Anderson with a young Gyrfalcon
David and Mike prepare to band a young falcon
Gyrfalcon mom and young 1
Gyrfalcon mom and young 2
Gyrfalcon Family 1
Gyrfalcon Family 2