Stories tagged: migration
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 6 a.m.
Out & About: Swan, crane festivals celebrate migrations
OUTCOMING – The recent weather melt off makes spring bird migrations easier to fathom. Birds already are shifting gears in the hemisphere and some will be flying through this region …
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 8:28 a.m.
More than 7,100 migrant deaths in 2016 is a world record; most were in Mediterranean.
More migrants have died or disappeared in 2016 than in any previous recorded year, more than half of them in the Mediterranean Sea.
Sun., March 1, 2015
Out & About: Tundra swans lead parade of migrants
OUTHERE – February’s unseasonably warm weather kick-started spring bird migrations into the region. Among the largest and most obvious are the tundra swans that have been finding open water from …
Mon., March 11, 2013
Reverse migration: Spokane residents like their winters just fine
When fog hangs low in the pines and winter’s old snow melts sullenly on the potholed streets, Brooks Sackett feels no urge to fly south. The snowbird’s siren song – …