Bird Rhythms: Merlin

Jun 30, 2019
Bill Thompson USF&W

Listen for the call of the merlin, Kachemak Bay Birders' Bird of the Month. For information about birds and local birding, go to

Kachemak Bay Birders wrapped up their yearly shorebird monitoring  project on May 23, 2019 and sent a few representatives to KBBI for a special, live edition of Kachemak Science.
Guests,  George Matz from Kachemak Bay Birders, Nina Faust of Kachemak Crane Watch and student birder, Ally Rader talk about shorebirds, migration and nesting on Kachemak Bay.

Bird Rhythms: Townsend's Warbler

May 28, 2019
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In this episode of Bird Rhythms, Kachemak Bay Birders host  Gary Lyon tells where to look for and how to identify the Townsend's Warbler. For more information about birds and birding on the Kenai Peninsula, go to

Bird Rhythms: Glaucous-winged Gull

Mar 25, 2019
Andy Morffew

Carol Ford introduces the Bird of the Month for March -  the ever-present glaucous-winged gull, with an assist from the Bohemian waxwing. To find out more about birding on the peninsula and all of the birds of the month, go to

Bird Rhythms: Rock Sandpiper

Mar 4, 2019

Listen for the call of the rock sandpiper on this edition of Bird Rhythms. To find out more about February's Bird of the Month and about birding on
the Kenai Peninsula, go to

Bird Rhythms: Northern Saw-whet Owl

Oct 7, 2018
By Kathy & Sam from Beaverton OR, USA (Northern Saw-whet Owl branchers) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Listen for the call of the northern saw-whet owl, October's Bird of the Month, brought to you this month by Gary Lyon and Kachemak Bay Birders.
Learn more about these and other owls on the Kenai Peninsula by going to

Bird Rhythms: Marbled Murrelet

Aug 29, 2018
Gus van Vliet

This Bird of the Month profile for August is by Louise Ashman and features the marbled murrelet.
To learn more about local birding, go to

Kachamak Bay Shorebird Festival

The 24th Annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival will take place this week, May 12th through the 15th, in Homer. Robbi Mixon, who coordinates the festival, talks with KBBI News Director Daysha Eaton.

Daysha Eaton: “For people who don’t know, what is the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival?”