Here are two dozen of our favorite bird photos from this spring

The changing seasons bring many birds to the flyways and waterways of Alaska.  The chickadees and nuthatches that are always here start sharing territory with  terns, swans, cranes and many other birds that migrate north to nest.

Bob Hallinen

Bob Hallinen has been a photojournalist in Alaska since the 1980s and has traveled extensively all over the state. He retired from the ADN in November 2018 after 33 years at the newspaper.