The AK Flyway Infographic

The AK Flyway infographic featuring 6 different bird species that migrate to Alaska every Spring

Each summer nearly 5 billion birds migrate to Alaska, traveling from around the world via highways in the sky, called “flyways.”  

Did you know the Arctic Terns can fly the equivalent of 3 roundtrips to the moon in their average 30-year lives? 

The AK Flyway infographic explains the reasons for large bird migrations to Alaska and highlights the journey of six migrants – including the Arctic Tern – that fly from six different continents each summer.  

Imagine flying over large oceans and across continents. What challenges would you face? How would you survive? 

Learn more by viewing the AK Flyway exhibit.

Download the The AK Flyway Infographic JPEG


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Collection: Public Room
Category: Fact Sheet