List ( by species ) of Birds, Mammals, Cetaceans, Reptiles, and more
Adak to Dutch Harbor (via research vessel)
and on to Barrow, Alaska
May - June 2012

                 
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Alaska with Adak and Barrow
Adak Island to Dutch Harbor, Unalaska, Alaska is approximately 450 miles across the Bering Sea (west to east trip)
Barrow is the northernmost inhabited village in North America
also shown is the Pribilofs (St. Paul / St. George) and Gambell, St. Lawrence Island, Nome, and Anchorage
to give you an idea of birding spots in Alaska.  Attu is the most westernmost Aleutian Island (not labelled).

 


Adak Island Birding

 
Clam Lagoon showing Candlestick Bridge (Adak Island, Alaska)
Clam Lagoon, Adak, Alaska - one of the best places to find Asian Vagrant species


Bald Eagle -spring adult- (Adak Island, Alaska)
http://www.tsuru-bird.net/a_species/eagle_bald


Bar-tailed Godwit -spring male- (Adak Island, Aleutians, Alaska) 
http://www.tsuru-bird.net/a_species/godwit_bar-tailed

Bar-tailed Godwit -spring female- (Adak Island, Aleutians, Alaska)



Hawfinch -spring male- (Adak Island, Alaska)
http://www.tsuru-bird.net/a_species/hawfinch



Rock Ptarmigan -spring male- (Adak Island, Aleutians, Alaska)
http://www.tsuru-bird.net/a_species/ptarmigan_rock




Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch -spring male- (Adak Island, Aleutians, Alaska)
http://www.tsuru-bird.net/a_species/rosy-finch_gray-crowned




Sea Otter w/pup -spring- (Adak Island, Alaska)
http://www.tsuru-bird.net/a_species/otter_sea





Adak to Dutch Harbor Pelagic Birding

Braving the Bering Sea from Adak to Dutch Harbor (Aleutian Island, Alaska)
On a  three day, 450 miles, pelagic birding adventure from Adak Island to Dutch Harbor, Alaska along the
Aleutian Islands chain in the Bering Sea looking for (AND FOUND!) Whiskered Auklets and Short-tailed Albatrosses (many)


Whiskered Auklet -spring- (Little Tanaga Island strait- (Aleutian Islands, Alaska)
http://www.tsuru-bird.net/a_species/auklet_whiskered


Whiskered Auklet -spring- (Little Tanaga Island strait- (Aleutian Islands, Alaska)

Short-tailed Albatross -spring sub-adult- (Seguam Pass near Seguam Island, Aleutians, Alaska)
http://www.tsuru-bird.net/a_species/albatross_short-tailed


Short-tailed Albatross -spring sub-adult- (Seguam Pass near Seguam Island, Aleutians, Alaska)

Short-tailed Albatross -spring immature- (near Herbert Island, Aleutians, Alaska)

Short-tailed Albatross -spring sub-adult- (near Herbert Island, Aleutians, Alaska)



More Puk-uk Images
Puk-uk research vessel we tool from Adak to Dutch Harbor Puk-uk research vessel we tool from Adak to Dutch Harbor

Puk-uk research vessel we tool from Adak to Dutch Harbor Puk-uk research vessel we tool from Adak to Dutch Harbor

Puk-uk research vessel we tool from Adak to Dutch Harbor Puk-uk research vessel we tool from Adak to Dutch Harbor

Puk-uk research vessel we tool from Adak to Dutch Harbor
 


Barrow, Alaska Birding

Barrow, Alaska -from the air looking east- (late spring)
Barrow, Alaska (actually July 1st, 1996 photo) - landing and looking north-east along the Barrow coastline of the Arctic Ocean

North Slope just south of Barrow, Alaska (early June)
North Slope (what all of it mostly looks like in early June) just south of Barrow, Alaska



Snow Bunting -spring male- (Barrow, Alaska)
http://www.tsuru-bird.net/a_species/bunting_snow

Snow Bunting -spring female- (Barrow, Alaska)



Sabine's Gull -spring- (Barrow, Alaska)
http://www.tsuru-bird.net/a_species/gull_sabines



Snowy Owl -spring male- (Barrow, Alaska)
http://www.tsuru-bird.net/a_species/owl_snowy



Dunlin -spring- (Barrow, Alaska)
http://www.tsuru-bird.net/a_species/dunlin


Long-billed Dowitcher -spring- (Barrow, Alaska)
http://www.tsuru-bird.net/a_species/dowitcher_long-billed



Red Phalarope -spring female- (Barrow, Alaska)
http://www.tsuru-bird.net/a_species/phalarope_red



Sanderling -spring- (Barrow, Alaska)
http://www.tsuru-bird.net/a_species/sanderling


Pectoral Sandpiper -spring- (Barrow, Alaska)
http://www.tsuru-bird.net/a_species/sandpiper_pectoral


Semipalmated Sandpiper -spring- (Barrow, Alaska)
http://www.tsuru-bird.net/a_species/ sandpiper_semipalmated

Semipalmated Sandpiper -spring showing webbing- (Barrow, Alaska)

 

and odd balls that are far overshoots for their migration, a tree nester,
went easily over 500+ miles north of the nearest "tree"
a Varied Thrush
Varried Thrush -spring- (Barrow, Alaska)
http://www.tsuru-bird.net/a_species/thrush_varied



Still working on the rest.


 

                 
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