Birding in Alaska

The resources you need to find those amazing Alaska birds!

Alaska offers spectacular birding, such as during the Copper River Shorebird Festival near Cordova. Photo: Milo Burcham

From Bar-tailed Godwits to Whiskered Auklets, birds from around the globe rely on Alaska's vast stretches of intact habitat.

Alaska Birding Checklists
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Alaska Bird Checklists

The official Alaska checklist plus local bird checklists to keep track of your birding adventures.

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Bird Festivals in Alaska
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Bird Festivals in Alaska

Celebrate birds across the state.

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Alaska Birding Maps
Birding In Alaska

Alaska Birding Maps

All dressed up but nowhere to bird? Birding maps are now available for Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Kodiak!

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Connect with Alaska Birders
Birding In Alaska

Connect with Alaska Birders

Find out where the hot birds are and share your own sightings.

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Citizen Science
Citizen Science

Citizen Science

Use your binoculars to help birds as a citizen scientist!

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Audubon Alaska 2017 Bird of the Year
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Audubon Alaska Bird of the Year

Learn more about the Bird of the Year!

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