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Alaska 2010: 5/27/2010 - 6/19/2010 (Center on Map)

Alaska 2010

Northern Fur Seal (Callorhinus ursinus)



The Former Portage Glacier Kenai Fiords National Park St. George Island Murres St. George Island - Tussocks St. George Church St. George - Overlook
St. George Island - Garden Cove St. George Island - Kittiwakes St. George Island - Cliffs Forget Me Not - Alaska State Flower St. George Island - Reindeer Skull Lupine
Denali - Our Campsite Denali - High Country
Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) Black-billed Magpie (Pica pica) Marbled Murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus) Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) - Male Rock Sandpiper (Calidris ptilocnemis) Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) - 2nd Summer
Arctic Fox (Alopex lagopus) Northern Fur Seal (Callorhinus ursinus) Tufted Puffin (Fratercula cirrhata) Moose (Alces alces) Ringed Seal (Phoca hispida) Black-billed Magpie (Pica pica)
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) Lincolns Sparrow (Melospiza lincolnii) Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) Blackpoll Warbler (Dendroica striata) Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator)
Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) Hoary Marmot (Marmota caligata) Dalls sheep (Ovis dalli) Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) Brown Bear (Ursus arctos)

This trip to Alaska involved hiking on St. George Island in the Pribilofs, hiking in Denali National Park, and boating in the Petersburg area.

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Species Recorded (119)

Birds ( 101 )

Loons ( Gaviidae )
Common Loon - Gavia immer
Red-throated Loon - Gavia stellata

Grebes ( Podicipedidae )
Red-necked Grebe - Podiceps grisegena

Shearwaters and Petrels ( Procellariidae )
Northern Fulmar - Fulmarus glacialis

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Pelagic Cormorant - Phalacrocorax pelagicus
Red-faced Cormorant - Phalacrocorax urile

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Blue Heron - Ardea herodias

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Northern Pintail - Anas acuta
American Wigeon - Anas americana
Northern Shoveler - Anas clypeata
Green-winged Teal - Anas crecca
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos
Ring-necked Duck - Aythya collaris
Greater Scaup - Aythya marila
Canada Goose - Branta canadensis
Cackling Goose - Branta hutchinsii
Bufflehead - Bucephala albeola
Common Goldeneye - Bucephala clangula
Barrow's Goldeneye - Bucephala islandica
Long-tailed Duck - Clangula hyemalis
Trumpeter Swan - Cygnus buccinator
Harlequin Duck - Histrionicus histrionicus
Surf Scoter - Melanitta perspicillata
Common Merganser - Mergus merganser
Red-breasted Merganser - Mergus serrator

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Northern Goshawk - Accipiter gentilis
Golden Eagle - Aquila chrysaetos
Red-tailed Hawk - Buteo jamaicensis
Northern Harrier - Circus cyaneus
Bald Eagle - Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Grouse, Turkeys, and Allies ( Phasianidae )
Willow Ptarmigan - Lagopus lagopus

Cranes ( Gruidae )
Sandhill Crane - Antigone canadensis

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Semipalmated Plover - Charadrius semipalmatus
Pacific Golden-Plover - Pluvialis fulva

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius
Ruddy Turnstone - Arenaria interpres
Rock Sandpiper - Calidris ptilocnemis
Short-billed Dowitcher - Limnodromus griseus
Hudsonian Godwit - Limosa haemastica
Bar-tailed Godwit - Limosa lapponica
Red-necked Phalarope - Phalaropus lobatus
Wandering Tattler - Tringa incana
Greater Yellowlegs - Tringa melanoleuca

Jaegers and Skuas ( Stercorariidae )
Long-tailed Jaeger - Stercorarius longicaudus

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Crested Auklet - Aethia cristatella
Parakeet Auklet - Aethia psittacula
Least Auklet - Aethia pusilla
Dovekie - Alle alle
Herring Gull - Larus argentatus
Mew Gull - Larus canus
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens
Glaucous Gull - Larus hyperboreus
Red-legged Kittiwake - Rissa brevirostris
Black-legged Kittiwake - Rissa tridactyla
Arctic Tern - Sterna paradisaea

Auks and Puffins ( Alcidae )
Marbled Murrelet - Brachyramphus marmoratus
Pigeon Guillemot - Cepphus columba
Tufted Puffin - Fratercula cirrhata
Horned Puffin - Fratercula corniculata
Common Murre - Uria aalge
Thick-billed Murre - Uria lomvia

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia

Typical Owls ( Strigidae )
Northern Saw-whet Owl - Aegolius acadicus

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
Rufous Hummingbird - Selasphorus rufus

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Northern Flicker - Colaptes auratus
Hairy Woodpecker - Picoides villosus

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Pacific-slope Flycatcher - Empidonax difficilis

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica
Bank Swallow - Riparia riparia
Tree Swallow - Tachycineta bicolor

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Northwestern Crow - Corvus caurinus
Common Raven - Corvus corax
Steller's Jay - Cyanocitta stelleri
Gray Jay - Perisoreus canadensis
Black-billed Magpie - Pica hudsonia

Chickadees and Titmice ( Paridae )
Black-capped Chickadee - Poecile atricapillus
Boreal Chickadee - Poecile hudsonicus
Chestnut-backed Chickadee - Poecile rufescens

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
Pacific Wren - Troglodytes pacificus

Kinglets ( Regulidae )
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - Regulus calendula

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Hermit Thrush - Catharus guttatus
Varied Thrush - Ixoreus naevius
American Robin - Turdus migratorius

Waxwings ( Bombycillidae )
Cedar Waxwing - Bombycilla cedrorum

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
Wilson's Warbler - Cardellina pusilla
Orange-crowned Warbler - Oreothlypis celata
Yellow-rumped Warbler - Setophaga coronata
Blackpoll Warbler - Setophaga striata
Townsend's Warbler - Setophaga townsendi

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Lapland Longspur - Calcarius lapponicus
Dark-eyed Junco - Junco hyemalis
Lincoln's Sparrow - Melospiza lincolnii
Song Sparrow - Melospiza melodia
Savannah Sparrow - Passerculus sandwichensis
Fox Sparrow - Passerella iliaca
American Tree Sparrow - Spizelloides arborea
White-crowned Sparrow - Zonotrichia leucophrys

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Rusty Blackbird - Euphagus carolinus

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
Common Redpoll - Acanthis flammea
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch - Leucosticte tephrocotis
Snow Bunting - Plectrophenax nivalis

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