Pacific Loon *
Common Loon
Red-necked Grebe
Pelagic Cormorant *
Great Blue Heron
Canada Goose
American Wigeon
Mallard
Green-winged Teal
Canvasback
Greater Scaup *
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Bald Eagle
Merlin
Sandhill Crane
Lesser Yellowlegs
Solitary Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
Short-billed Dowitcher
Common Snipe
Long-tailed Jaeger *
Bonaparte's Gull
Mew Gull
Herring Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull *
Black-legged Kittiwake
Arctic Tern
Common Murre
Pigeon Guillemot *
Marbled Murrelet *
Parakeet Auklet *
Rhinoceros Auklet *
Tufted Puffin *
Rock Dove
Vaux's Swift *
Belted Kingfisher
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Alder Flycatcher *
Steller's Jay
Black-billed Magpie
Northwestern Crow *
Common Raven
Violet-green Swallow
Barn Swallow
Black-capped Chickadee
Boreal Chickadee *
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Pacific Wren *
Hermit Thrush
European Starling
Orange-crowned Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Townsend's Warbler
Chipping Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Red-winged Blackbird
Red Crossbill
Common Redpoll
Pine Siskin
House Sparrow



Gavia pacifica
Gavia immer
Podiceps grisegena
Phalacrocorax pelagicus
Ardea herodias
Branta canadensis
Anas americana
Anas platyrhynchos
Anas crecca
Aythya valisineria
Aythya marila
Bucephala albeola
Bucephala clangula
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Falco columbarius
Grus canadensis
Tringa flavipes
Tringa solitaria
Calidris minutilla
Limnodromus griseus
Gallinago gallinago
Stercorarius longicaudus
Larus philadelphia
Larus canus
Larus argentatus
Larus glaucescens
Rissa tridactyla
Sterna paradisaea
Uria aalge
Cepphus columba
Brachyramphus marmoratus
Aethia psittacula
Cerorhinca monocerata
Fratercula cirrhata
Columba livia
Chaetura vauxi
Ceryle alcyon
Picoides pubescens
Picoides villosus
Empidonax alnorum
Cyanocitta stelleri
Pica hudsonia
Corvus caurinus
Corvus corax
Tachycineta thalassina
Hirundo rustica
Poecile atricapilla
Poecile hudsonica
Sitta canadensis
Troglodytes pacificus
Catharus guttatus
Sturnus vulgaris
Vermivora celata
Dendroica petechia
Dendroica coronata
Dendroica townsendi
Spizella passerina
Passerculus sandwichensis
Passerella iliaca
Melospiza lincolnii
Junco hyemalis
Agelaius phoeniceus
Loxia curvirostra
Carduelis flammea
Carduelis pinus
Passer domesticus


Birding Alaska from a Cruise Ship ~ August 2002

Species list ~ total 66
Lifers marked with *
Author - Helen Baines 2003
Graphics & webmaster - Helen Baines 2003
Photography - John & Helen Baines 2002

Cameras used:
Olympus C700UZ
Nikon CoolPix 4500
glaucous-winged gull on ice floe
College Fjord
view on the way to Seward
Inside Passage
This page was last updated on: April 9, 2013
since Aug 6, 03
Rhapsody of the Seas also on it's way into Vancouver
Other wildlife seen on the trip:

Dall sheep
Moose
Sea otters
Harbor seals
Orca (killer whales)
Beluga whales
Humpback whales
Pacific dolphins
Sockeye salmon
Coho salmon
whale fluke
Pacific dolphin
moose calf
salmon
Glaucous-winged Gull
College Fjord
The Rhapsody of the Seas seen on the last section of the cruise
A view en route from Anchorage to Seward
The Inside Passage
Humpback Whale fluke
Moose
Salmon at Potter's Marsh, Anchorage
Pacific Dolphins