Trumpeter Swan (Caqulegpak)

May 9, 2017 0

by Frank Keim If you’ve watched Trumpeter swans, there are two things you notice right from the get-go: their enormous size and their loud resonant call, which reminds me of, well, a trumpet. Trumpeters are […]


Red-necked Grebe Aayuli/Aarayuli

February 20, 2017 0

by Frank Keim The Yup’ik names of the Red-necked grebe describe this bird well. Both of the above names mean, “the one that really knows how to moan and scream loud.” Yes, indeed, they are […]