Alaska: Anchorage - Seward
Click on the small picture to see a larger, more detailed version. I
toured Alaska, visiting Anchorage, St. Lawrence Island (Gambell),
Seward, St. Paul Island, Nome, and the Denali area. The main part of
the trip was led by Jan Hansen (dba Otus Asio Tours
with co-leader John O'Donnell. The first part of the official trip
begain in Anchorage, traveled to Seward, did a one-day pelagic trip,
and then returned to anchorage May 26-28, 2002. A couple of pictures
from the Anchorage area on June 1 are also included.
Anchorage-Seward area land birds
Northern Saw-whet Owl, Eagle River area Anchorage, May 26, 2002.
Boreal Owl, Fort Richardson, May 26, 2002.
Red-necked Grebe and Arctic Tern, Potter's Marsh, Anchorage, May 26, 2002.
Mew Gull, Potter's Marsh, Anchorage, May 26, 2002.
Spruce Grouse (female), Primrose Trail, May 28, 2002.
Common Loon, Primrose Trail, May 28, 2002
Arctic Tern at Tern Lake and Golden-crowned Sparrow near Moose Pass,
May 28, 2002.
Lesser Yellowlegs, park near hotel, Anchorage, June 1, 2002.
Anchorage to Seward scenery
Turnagain Arm of Cook Inlet, May 26, 2002
Bear Glacier from Resurrection Bay, May 27, 2002
The full group, Primrose Trail, May 28, 2002
Portage Glacier glacial debris (Glacier is around corner to left), May
Hatcher Pass scenes: along road, at the Pass, beaver dams and lodge,
June 1, 2002
Seward (Resurrection Bay) pelagic trip, May 27,
Sea Otter (left) and Killer Whale (Orca).
Steller's Sea Lion (left and center), Harbor Seal.
Ancient Murrelet (left, center) and Tufted Puffin (right).
Parakeet Auklet (left) and Red-faced Cormorant (center, right).
Black-legged Kittiwake (left, center) and Herring Gull (right).