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Petersburg - Wrangell Narrows, Alaska (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Petersburg - Wrangell Narrows, Alaska

Map of Petersburg - Wrangell Narrows, Alaska

Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) Marbled Murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus) Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) Lincolns Sparrow (Melospiza lincolnii) Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) Northwestern Crow (Corvus caurinus)
Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) - Juvenile

An ocean channel with a large tidal fluctuation. The mountainous terrain in this area is a combination of mixed forest and muskeg.


Alaska 2010

6/11/2010: Spent a week in the area mostly fishing and crabbing from a motor boat.

Previous Visit (Anchorage--Westchester Lagoon: 6/10/2010)

Species Recorded (19)

Birds ( 17 )

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Blue Heron - Ardea herodias

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Harlequin Duck - Histrionicus histrionicus

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Bald Eagle - Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Greater Yellowlegs - Tringa melanoleuca

Auks and Puffins ( Alcidae )
Marbled Murrelet - Brachyramphus marmoratus
Pigeon Guillemot - Cepphus columba

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
Rufous Hummingbird - Selasphorus rufus

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Northern Flicker - Colaptes auratus

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Western Flycatcher - Empidonax difficilis

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
American Crow - Corvus brachyrhynchos
Common Raven - Corvus corax
Steller's Jay - Cyanocitta stelleri

Chickadees and Titmice ( Paridae )
Chestnut-backed Chickadee - Poecile rufescens

Waxwings ( Bombycillidae )
Cedar Waxwing - Bombycilla cedrorum

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Dark-eyed Junco - Junco hyemalis
Lincoln's Sparrow - Melospiza lincolnii


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