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Anchorage--Westchester Lagoon, Alaska (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Anchorage--Westchester Lagoon, Alaska

Map of Anchorage--Westchester Lagoon, Alaska

Black-billed Magpie (Pica pica) Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) Hudsonian Godwit (Limosa haemastica)

A tidally influenced manmade lagoon in the city of Anchorage.


Alaska 2010

6/10/2010: Walked around the lake looking for the disk golf course.

Previous Visit (Denali State Park: 6/8/2010)
Next Visit (Petersburg - Wrangell Narrows: 6/11/2010)

Species Recorded (9)

Birds ( 8 )

Grebes ( Podicipedidae )
Red-necked Grebe - Podiceps grisegena

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos
Greater Scaup - Aythya marila

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Hudsonian Godwit - Limosa haemastica
Greater Yellowlegs - Tringa melanoleuca

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Short-billed Gull - Larus brachyrhynchus

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Black-billed Magpie - Pica hudsonia

Chickadees and Titmice ( Paridae )
Black-capped Chickadee - Poecile atricapillus


North America
United States


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