Gallery view

1979 July 21

Birding on a ferry

Gambell (Alaska) - A group of birders, including Ken Irey, bird watching from a ferry.

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1979 June

Whitehead, Jane

Inside a quonset hut

Alaska - Katty and Ken Irey with Helen and Max Parker in a quonset hut on Attu Island.

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1979 June

Parker, Helen

Birders outside a quonset hut

Gambell (Alaska) - Ben King, Paul DuMont, Ken and Katherine Irey, and Max Parker in their birding attire.

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1979 June

Parker, Helen

Katherine and Kenneth Irey in birding attire

Gambell (Alaska) - Outside of Gambell's post office.

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1979 June

Whitehead, Jane

Bird watchers sharing meal

Gambell (Alaska) - Helen Parker, Frank Freese, Ben Kin, Vernon Slwooko, and Ken Irey sharing a meal at a small table.

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1979

Irey, Katherine

Bird journal of Katherine Irey

Florida - Documents Katherine and Kenneth's daily life as well as their birding adventures, both big and small. The journal describes their birding activities in Florida and their driving trip through Canada to Alaska for their first adventure in Attu and Gambell. Katherine and Kenneth arrive in Attu on May 17 and stay there until June 4th. They arrive in Gambell on June 5 and stay until... more

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1983 – 1989

Irey, Kenneth

Bird chase book

United States - Chronicles Katherine and Kenneth's bird-watching trips in great detail. The journal begins after the Ireys spotted their 700th bird species. Each entry is described as a "chase" after a specific bird or birds they are looking for and the diary has a total of 53 chases. The majority of the chases begin with a birding friend calling the Irey's to notify them of a bird sit... more

Burgett-Irey Family Papers