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Alaska Bird & Mammal List

11 – 26 June 2002

Jon Hornbuckle et al.

List Compiled by Dave Adkin

Trip Report

Glenn Highway Anc to Seward Kenai Fjord Seward to Anc < - - - Barrow - - -> < - - - - - - Nome - - - - - - - - - - - - > Anc to Denali Denali Denali Highway Back to Anc
11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata 4 4 30+ 20+ 1 1 Few 3 1
Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica 2 2 6 4 2 40+ 2
Common Loon Gavia immer 1 4 1 2 2 2
Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii 1 prob
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena 4 5 3 2 2 2 30
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus 1 2
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus 20
Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus 20 12 2
Red-faced Cormorant Phalacrocorax urile 8
Trumpeter Swan Cygnus buccinator 2 1
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus 2 4 10 41 4 30 6 2
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 8 10 20
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens 3
Canada Goose Branta canadensis 1 few 3 6 6 few few 40
Brant Branta bernicla 1 50 30
American Wigeon Anas americana few few few few 2 6 20 few 6
Gadwall Anas strepera few few few 4 1
Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis few few 4 2 1 1 2 1 6 10
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos few common few common few few
Northern Pintail Anas acuta 3 15 common common common common 2 1 common 2 broods 3
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata 4 few 1 1 2 1 3 1 6
Canvasback Aythya valisineria 20+ 10 6 2 1
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris 1 3
Greater Scaup Aythya marila 8 10 2 50 2 2 few 10 40 60
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis 3 3 3 3
Common Eider Somateria mollissima 50 15 15 30
King Eider Somateria spectabilis 15 30 10
Spectacled Eider Somateria fischeri 2 pair 2 males [1]
Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 pair 1 pair
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus 50 30 1 2 4 7
Long tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis common common common few 1 1 few 2 1
Black Scoter Melanitta nigra 200 3
White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca 100 1
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 1
Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica 1 2 10 1
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola 1
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 4 4 15 6 10 40
Common Merganser Mergus merganser 2 20 2
Osprey Pandion haliaetus 1
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus 3 8 12 20 3 3 6
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus 1 1 3 2 1 2
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis 3 1 3
Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus 1 5
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos 1 1 1+2j 3 3
Merlin Falco columbarius 2 1 1 heard
Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus 1 4
Willow Ptarmigan Lagopus lagopus 4 8 2 1 1
Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus mutus 3 2
Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis 1 heard heard 1
Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani 5
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica 4 2 8 2 1
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulvia 8 2 1
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola 2
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus few few few 1 1 2 6
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago 1 1 3 2 2 1 2 1 4 2
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus 10 5
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus 5 2 2
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica 30 1
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 4 20
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 8 8 6 7 heard
Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis 1
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca 2 1
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes 2 6 6 12 30
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria 1 1
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularia 2 3 1 3 2
Wandering Tattler Heterosceles incanus 3 1
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres 2 2
Black Turnstone Arenaria melanocephala 2
Surfbird Aphriza virgata 3 2
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla common common common common few
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri 1 1 4 7 1 3 pair
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis 2 1
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla 2 7
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii 1 4 1
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos common common common
Dunlin Calidris alpina 8 common few
Rock Sandpiper Calidris ptilocnemis 2
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis 1 1 4
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus 6 1 3 20 10 10 1 2 2 10 3
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicaria common common common
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus 2 2 1
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus 6 3 5 2 6 3 1
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus 2 1 8 10 20 40 30 4 4
Mew Gull Larus canus several common common common common several several common common several several common
Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens common common 1
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus common common common common common few common
Herring Gull Larus argentatus several common 1 1 few
Bonaparte's Gull Larus philadelphia 10 1 4
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini 5 1
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla common common common common common
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea several common few common common common common common common few common 2 common
Aleutian Tern Sterna aleutica 15 15
Common Murre (Guillemot) Uria aalge common common
Thick-billed Murre (Brunnich's) Uria lomvia 10 1 1
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle 15 10
Pigeon Guillemot Cepphus columba 4 20 1
Marbled Murrelet Brachyramphus marmoratus 100
Kittlitz's Murrelet Brachyramphus brevirostris 8
Ancient Murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus 200
Parakeet Auklet Aethia psittacula 30
Rhinoceros Auklet Cerorhinca monocerata 50
Horned Puffin Fratercula corniculata common 3
Tufted Puffin Fratercula cirrhata common 20 few
Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus 1
Snowy Owl Nyctea scandiaca 20 5 12 1
Great Gray Owl Strix nebulosa 1
Northern Hawk Owl Surnia ulula 2 1 1
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 1
Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus 2
Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus 2
Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus 1 2 1
Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus 1
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus 3
Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum 3 1 1 1
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris 1 1
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor few 3 10
Violet-green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina several common several common several several
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia several 2 50 40 few 10 15 6
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota 20 2 15 10 6 20 common common
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica 2
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 3 8 6 4
American Pipit Anthus rubescens 1 4
Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa 3
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula 3 1
(Bohemian) Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus 3 1 8 2
American Dipper Cinclus mexicanus 4
Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus 1 3 4 2 1 5
Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus 2
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus 1
American Robin Turdus migratorius few common common 12 few few few few several several
Varied Thrush Ixoreus naevius 1 1 4 1 1
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis 10 few 2 few
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 2 3
Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus few 2
Chestnut-backed Chickadee Poecile rufescens 1
Boreal Chickadee Poecile hudsonicus 2 1 1
Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis 1
Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor 1
Gray Jay Perisoreus canadensis 10 4 2 3 2
Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri 2
Black-billed Magpie Pica hudsonia few few few few few few
Northwestern Crow Corvus caurinus few 2 few few 1 2
Common Raven Corvus corax few few few 2 2 2 8 3 pairs 8 several 2 1 4 few
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator 1 3 1
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera 2
Common Redpoll Carduelis flammea 2 2 2 few few
Hoary Redpoll Carduelis hornemanni 10 6 10 1 common common few
Pine Siskin Carduelis pinus 3 4 20 3 heard 2
Orange-crowned Warbler Vermivora celata 3 1
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia 2 few few 1 2
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata 2 few 1 1
Townsend's Warbler Dendroica townsendi 3
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata 2 1 1 1 1 1
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis 2 2 1 1
Wilson's Warbler Wilsonia pusilla 1 1 1 2
American Tree Sparrow Spizella arborea 2 10 2 1 10 4
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis 2 few 2 1 1 few 6 few few few
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia few
Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii 1
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys 2 1 3 2 1 4 few common common
Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla 4 1 2
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis few few 1 4 few 1 few
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus common common common common common common common 10
Smith's Longspur Calcarius pictus 4
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis common common common 1
Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus 3 3
Mammals
Black Bear Ursus americanus 1
Grizzly Bear Ursus horribilis 1 6
Polar Bear Thalarctos maritimus 3
Sea Otter Enhydra lutris 4 20
Red Fox Vulpes fulva 1 1 1 1
Arctic Fox Alopex lagopus 1
Northern (Steller's) Sea Lion Eumetopias jubatus 25
Harbour (Common) Seal Phoca vitulina 40
Ringed Seal Pusa hispida several several several
Hoary Marmot Marmota caligata 2 1
Arctic ground squirrel Citellus parryi several 4 4 6 10+
Red Squirrel Tamiasciurus hudsonicus 2 2
Beaver Castor canadensis 4 1
Lemming sp Dicrostonyx 1
Vole Microtus 2
Muskrat Ondatra zibethica 1
Porcupine Erethizon dorsatum 1 1
Snowshoe Hare Lepus americanus 1 1
Moose Alces alces 4 2 4 6 2 2 5
Barren Ground Caribou Rangifer arcticus 15 30 1
Mountain Goat Oreamnos americanus 1
Muskox Ovibos moschatus 40 2
White (Dall's) Sheep Ovis Dalli 20+ 10+ 2 20+
Killer Whale Orcinus orca 6
Harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena 2 2
Dall's Porpoise Phocoenides dalli 6
Grey Whale Eschrictius gibbosus 2 1
Minke Whale Balenoptera acutorostrata 2
Humpback Whale Megaptera novaeangliae 6+

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