Terns are having a difficult year, said Robin Corcoran, a bird biologist for Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge. Some of the terns have been noncommittal and aren’t nesting yet, she said. When they do breed, she said crows, red foxes, magpies and brown bears are some of the predators that snack on their eggs.
In visits to the Lower 48, Alaskans may have caught a ride in an Uber or Lyft car. Now, people around the state can use the ride-hailing companies at home. This month, Alaska became the latest state to make way for the transportation apps.