The shorebirds have traveled 800 miles from the Copper River Delta and a grand total of 6,535 miles from Panama and have finally made it to the Arctic Slope. Wow!! Millions of birds come to the far northern regions of the continent in summer to reproduce and raise their young. Long summer days in the north produce an abundance of insects and plants for birds and their young to eat.
Here's how you can participate with us at the Arctic Slope:
This is the end of our journey north together. We’re so glad you could join us on this exciting adventure. We hope you and your class have learned about migrating shorebirds. Please return to this web site to use these resources that are available here.