ALBERT CREEK BIRD OBSERVATORY
The Albert Creek station is located at Upper Liard, approximately 15 km west of Watson Lake, YT. To access the station, drive into the Albert Creek subdivision; this is the first turnoff on the south side of the Alaska Highway on the Whitehorse side of the Albert Creek bridge. Once in the subdivision, continue approximately 500 m down the gravel road and follow the short dirt track down to the station. Note that depending on weather conditions, you may be required to walk a short distance to the station. Also, there is no turn around for large vehicles (RVs) at the end of the road.
The station will be open daily from April 24 to June 7 with the hours of operation beginning at official sunrise and continuing for 6 hours. For more information on Albert Creek, please contact Ted Murphy-Kelly via email at email@example.com or phone 335-1518.
MCINTYRE MARSH BIRD BANDING DEMONSTRATION SITE
The McIntyre Marsh station is located at km 4 of the Fish Lake Road within the City of Whitehorse. Parking for station visitors is at the large parking lot of the Fish Lake Road and the Copper Haul Road. From the parking lot, the station is access by a short walk (100 m) down the Copper Haul Road; take the foot trail which follows the marsh on the right hand side of the trail.
The station will be open on weekends and holidays from April 28 until the end of May with the hours of operation being 7 am to noon. For more information on McIntyre Marsh, please email Ben Schonewille at firstname.lastname@example.org .
TESLIN LAKE BIRD OBSERVATORY
The Teslin Lake station does not operate during the spring season. The fall season will begin on July 23 and extend until the end of September or later dependent on funding.
Slate-colored Junco - one of the first migratory songbirds to arrive in spring