Sitka Sound is bordered by Baranof Island and Kruzof Island. The Sound can be accessed by either charter boat, cruise ship, or ferry. Sitka Sound is a good spot to see a variety of seabirds and waterfowl. Approximately 100 species of birds have been observed in the sound including: Harlequin Duck, Surf Scoter, White-winged Scoter, Red-necked Phalarope, Common Murre, Thick-billed Murre, Pigeon Guillemot, Marbled Murrelet, Rhinoceros Auklet, Tufted Puffin, and a wide variety of gulls and many other species.
Contact the Visitors Bureau for a list of businesses that offer charter transport and tours of Sitka Sound.
eBird Hotspot: Sitka Sound
Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Wildlife viewing