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In the News (Sun 21 Jul 19)

  North American Migration Flyways
The Atlantic Flyway may be described as extending from the offshore waters of the Atlantic Coast west to the Allegheny Mountains where, curving northwestward across northern West Virginia and northeastern Ohio, it continues in that direction across the prairie provinces of Canada and the Northwest Territories to the Arctic Coast of Alaska.
It may be called "the flyway of the Great Plains" as it encompasses all of that vast region lying between the valley of the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains, the principal wheat-growing region of both Canada and the United States.
The southward route of migratory land birds of the Pacific Flyway that in winter leave the United States extends through the interior of California to the mouth of the Colorado River and on to the winter quarters that are principally in western Mexico.
www.birdnature.com /flyways.html   (1820 words)

 Flyway home
In its ten years, Flyway: A Literary Review has given space to the work of over four hundred poets, essayists, fiction writers and visual artists who chronicle the more subtle and disregarded regions of human experience.
Beside the work of writers such as Ray Young Bear, Madison Smartt Bell and Jane Smiley, we have published fine work by emerging poets and fiction writers who are seeing their words in print for the first time.
Flyway also distinguishes itself from other literary magazines by its vivid full-color covers and its authors' notes
flyway.org   (145 words)

 Pacific Flyway Council
The Pacific Flyway Council is an administrative body that forges cooperation among public wildlife agencies for the purpose of protecting and conserving migratory birds in western North America.
Flyway councils have responsibilities in the annual process of setting migratory bird policy and regulations within the United States and conduct and contribute to migratory bird research and management throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
In the U.S., the Pacific Flyway includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and those portions of Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, and Wyoming west of the Continental Divide.
pacificflyway.gov   (233 words)

Flyway allows the user to find and enter U.S. waypoints (airports, navaids, and fixes), then it calculates courses, wind corrections, and travel times.
The route data can also be used to fill in an editable FAA Flight Plan form, fetch basic weather information from the internet, and display a very rough map.
Since it is unlikely that an alternate source of data will be found, FlyWay has probably seen its last update.
www.bellz.org /flyway   (620 words)

  New Georgia Encyclopedia: Altamaha River
The deep and heavily forested riparian (riverside) buffers that have returned to the Altamaha provide just the right breeding habitat for this beautiful bird and are a mecca for birdwatchers.
Virtually every species of neotropical migrant that uses the Atlantic Flyway is likely to be spotted among the forests and marshes of the Altamaha.
The brilliant yellow prothonotary warbler (Protonotaria citrea) is one species that favors the wooded swamps afforded by the river's generous floodplain.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-2834   (1869 words)

 HighBeam Encyclopedia - flyway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Shorebird surveys in Ensenada Pabellones and Bahia Santa Maria, Sinaloa, Mexico: critical winter habitats for Pacific flyway shorebirds.
Klamath Reverie: visions of abundant life along the Pacific Flyway.
Migration and International Conservation of Waders: Research and Conservation on North Asian and European Flyways.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/X/X-flyway.asp   (202 words)

 Siberian Crane Flyway Coordination
Simba Chan, Flyway Officer of North East Asian Crane Site Network (NEACSN) is the focal point for coordination of activities in NE Asia.
The Western Flyway links the breeding grounds in Western Siberia with wintering areas in northern Iran.
The Western and Central Flyways overlap on their breeding and migratory areas in Russia and north-western Kazakhstan.
www.sibeflyway.org   (287 words)

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