Thursday, May 27, 2010

Welcome to Barrow Alaska

I finally made it to Barrow Alaska after three attempts from
a place called Umiat.

What should normally have taken about an hour and 15
minutes of flight time took three days because of really bad

We're here chasing something called the "Spectacled Eider". We
Capture them and then take them for a helicopter ride to have
transmitters put in them by a veterinarian so they can be tracked
and studied later.

One of the duck wranglers Katie, took this picture of a Polar Bear on
the edge of town in Barrow.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

You are as far North as you can get!