Alaska Inside Passage Bird Sightings – May 15-20

This is a list of bird sighting in the Alaska Inside Passage from National Geographic Sea Lion sailing May 15 – 20, 2011
BIRD SIGHTINGS – SOUTHEAST ALASKA
Brant
Cackling Goose
Canada Goose
Mallard
Blue-winged Teal
Cinnamon Teal
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Harlequin Duck
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Long-tailed Duck
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Barrow’s Goldeneye
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Blue Grouse
Red-throated Loon
Pacific Loon
Common Loon
Yellow-billed Loon
Red-necked Grebe
Western Grebe
Sooty Shearwater
Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel
Brandt’s Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant
Pelagic Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Turkey Vulture
Osprey
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper’s Hawk
Northern Goshawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Golden Eagle
American Kestrel
Merlin
Peregrine Falcon
American Coot
Black-bellied Plover
Black Oystercatcher
Greater Yellowlegs
Spotted Sandpiper
Black Turnstone
Surfbird
Dunlin
Red-necked Phalarope
Red Phalarope
Pomarine Jaeger
Parasitic Jaeger
Long-tailed Jaeger
Bonaparte’s Gull
Heermann’s Gull
Mew Gull
Ring-billed Gull
California Gull
Herring Gull
Thayer’s Gull
Western Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Glaucous Gull
Sabine’s Gull
Black-legged Kittiwake
Caspian Tern
Common Tern
Arctic Tern
Common Murre
Pigeon Guillemot
Marbled Murrelet
Kittlitz’s Murrelet
Ancient Murrelet
Cassin’s Auklet
Rhinoceros Auklet
Horned Puffin
Tufted Puffin
Rock Pigeon
Rufous Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Red-breasted Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
American Three-toed Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Western Wood Pewee
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Say’s Phoebe
Steller’s Jay
Black-billed Magpie
Northwestern Crow
Common Raven
Tree Swallow
No. Rough-winged Swallow
Barn Swallow
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Bewick’s Wren
Winter Wren
American Dipper
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Townsend’s Solitaire
Swainson’s Thrush
Hermit Thrush
American Robin
Varied Thrush
European Starling
American Pipit
Cedar Waxwing
Orange-crowned Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Wilson’s Warbler
Western Tanager
Spotted Towhee
American Tree Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Black-headed Grosbeak
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Brewer’s Blackbird
Brown-headed Cowbird
Bullock’s Oriole
Pine Grosbeak
Purple Finch
House Finch
Red Crossbill
White-winged Crossbill
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch
Evening Grosbeak
House Sparrow
Additional Sightings:
Savannah Sparrow
Trumpeter Swan
DAY 1 – 5/15 Sitkoh Bay and Pavolv Harbour
DAY 2 – 5 /16 Inian Islands and George Island
DAY 3 – 5/17 Glacier Bay
DAY 4 – 5/18 Gut Bay
DAY 5 – 5/19 Ideal Cove and Petersburg
DAY 6 – 5/20 Endicott Arm and Ford’s Terror

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