Birds

Alaska Birding Checklists

Check out the three Anchorage-area checklists Audubon Alaska offers.

Anchorage Area and Palmer Checklists
Audubon Alaska created three checklists, in partnership with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and, for the Anchorage lists, Anchorage Audubon. This new format shows detailed information about when common bird species are present throughout the year.

If you would like a free printed checklist (on heavy paper), email egustafson@audubon.org or call us at 907-276-7034.

Below are PDF files. For your convenience, you can print either the full size checklist on legal size paper (11" x 17") or on 8.5" x11" paper.

Anchorage Checklist

Corrections and Additions:

Horned Lark should be included for this area:  Rare first two weeks of May, Uncommon third week of May through second week of July, Rare third week of July through second week of August, Uncommon third week of August thorugh second week of September, Rare last two weeks of September.

Snow Bunting nest high in the Chugach and should be casual in summer

Accidental:
Cassin's Finch
Mountain Bluebird
Nashville Warbler
Purple Finch

Unsubstantiated:
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Rhinoceros Auklet
Sooty/Short-tailed Shearwater
Smew

Anchorage Coastal Audubon Important Bird Area and State Wildlfe Refuge
Corrections:
Horned Lark is an accidental species in spring and fall in this area.

Palmer Hay Flats Audubon Important Bird Area and State Game Refuge

Other Alaska Checklists

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