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Reflections on Cordova’s 34th annual Shorebird Festival 

By Shane Balian  Any attendees who were lucky enough to witness the shorebird migration this year were treated to dancing sandpiper flocks numbering in the...

New technology tracks shorebird migration in time for Shorebird Festival

For thousands of years, the Copper River Delta’s rich mudflats, teeming with insects, aquatic invertebrates, and mollusks, have attracted millions of shorebirds each spring. Yet...

Science and art converge at 29th Shorebird Festival

Nearly 30 years ago, the Copper River Delta Shorebird festival began as a small gathering of scientists, birders and tourists eager to witness the migration of millions of shorebirds.

Welcome birds and birders

After you spend the day out birding, stop in the Cordova Public Library and find a good read all about birds. Here are some...

Shorebird Festival, book signing and Harbor Cleanup Day

Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival The 29th annual Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival will take place from May 2-5. To see a schedule of...

Connecting festival: Ideas that migrate

By Bryan Graybill and Erin Cooper For The Cordova Times As Alaskan birders polish their binoculars and review their field guides, millions of shorebirds are flapping...

Call for artists for state-wide art exhibition

Cordova’s annual art exhibition, The Painted Bird, celebrates the Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival and migratory bird fly-way though art. Artwork for the exhibition is...

British study links shorebird decline to climate change

A new study by British researchers links declining shorebird populations to climate change. An international team of scientists, including researchers from the Universities of Bath...

Shorebird Festival provides platform for connections

Thousands of shorebirds made their stopover in Cordova over the weekend, providing an awe-inspiring show for visitors, birders and photographers at the 28th annual...

Register for the Shorebird Festival

By Melissa Gabrielson & Caitlin Lenahan For The Cordova Times Registration is still open for the Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival, coming up May 3-6.  There...