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Birdwatching in Alaska

Birdwatching in Alaska

Paul Doherty

Superb footage of 114 species including Snowy Owl, Bristle-thighed Curlew, Spectacled Eider, Asian vagrants and much, much more. Alaska is a superb birdwatching destination and this DVD features the birds and places likely to be seen on a typical trip. It covers Homer Spit and the forests of the Kenai Peninsula, Denali National Park, the magnificent seabird colonies on the Pribilof Islands and the arctic tundra at Nome and Barrow. 90 min.

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Common NameScientific Name
Red-throated DiverGavia stellata
Pacific LoonGavia pacifica
Great Northern DiverGavia immer
Red-necked GrebePodiceps grisegena
Northern FulmarFulmarus glacialis
Red-faced CormorantPhalacrocorax urile
Trumpeter SwanCygnus buccinator
Tundra SwanCygnus columbianus
Greater White-fronted GooseAnser albifrons
Canada GooseBranta canadensis
American WigeonAnas americana
Green-winged TealAnas carolinensis
MallardAnas platyrhynchos
Northern PintailAnas acuta
Greater ScaupAythya marila
Common EiderSomateria mollissima
King EiderSomateria spectabilis
Spectacled EiderSomateria fischeri
Steller's EiderPolysticta stelleri
Harlequin DuckHistrionicus histrionicus
Long-tailed DuckClangula hyemalis
Barrow's GoldeneyeBucephala islandica
Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
Hen HarrierCircus cyaneus
Rough-legged BuzzardButeo lagopus
Gyr FalconFalco rusticolus
Willow PtarmiganLagopus lagopus
Sandhill CraneGrus canadensis
American Golden PloverPluvialis dominica
Pacific Golden PloverPluvialis fulva
Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
Hudsonian GodwitLimosa haemastica
Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponica
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus hudsonicus
Bristle-thighed CurlewNumenius tahitiensis
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
Common NameScientific Name
Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
Wood SandpiperTringa glareola
Spotted SandpiperActitis macularia
Wandering TattlerHeteroscelus incanus
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus
Grey PhalaropePhalaropus fulicarius
Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicata
Long-billed DowitcherLimnodromus scolopaceus
Western SandpiperCalidris mauri
Long-toed StintCalidris subminuta
Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdii
Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
Rock SandpiperCalidris ptilocnemis
DunlinCalidris alpina
Pomarine SkuaStercorarius pomarinus
Arctic SkuaStercorarius parasiticus
Long-tailed SkuaStercorarius longicaudus
Mew GullLarus canus
Herring GullLarus argentatus
Glaucous-winged GullLarus glaucescens
Glaucous GullLarus hyperboreus
Sabine's GullXema sabini
Black-legged KittiwakeRissa tridactyla
Red-legged KittiwakeRissa brevirostris
Arctic TernSterna paradisaea
Aleutian TernSterna aleutica
Brunnich's GuillemotUria lomvia
Common GuillemotUria aalge
Pigeon GuillemotCepphus columba
Parakeet AukletCyclorrhynchus psittacula
Crested AukletAethia cristatella
Least AukletAethia pusilla
Horned PuffinFratercula corniculata
Tufted PuffinFratercula cirrhata
Common NameScientific Name
Snowy OwlNyctea scandiaca
Northern Hawk OwlSurnia ulula
Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus
Rufous HummingbirdSelasphorus rufus
Three-toed WoodpeckerPicoides tridactylus
Alder FlycatcherEmpidonax alnorum
Say's PhoebeSayornis saya
Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor
Yellow WagtailMotacilla flava
Buff-bellied PipitAnthus rubescens
Varied ThrushIxoreus naevius
Grey-cheeked ThrushCatharus minimus
Swainson's ThrushCatharus ustulatus
American RobinTurdus migratorius
BluethroatLuscinia svecica
Northern WheatearOenanthe oenanthe
Arctic WarblerPhylloscopus borealis
Black-billed MagpiePica hudsonia
Northwestern CrowCorvus caurinus
Common RavenCorvus corax
Lapland LongspurCalcarius lapponicus
Smith's LongspurCalcarius pictus
Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalis
Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolnii
Golden-crowned SparrowZonotrichia atricapilla
Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
American Tree SparrowSpizella arborea
Orange-crowned WarblerVermivora celata
Yellow WarblerDendroica petechia
Black-throated Green WarblerDendroica virens
Yellow-rumped WarblerDendroica coronata
Northern WaterthrushSeiurus noveboracensis
Wilson's WarblerWilsonia pusilla
Arctic RedpollAcanthis hornemanni
Common NameScientific Name
Mealy RedpollAcanthis flammea
Grey-crowned Rosy-FinchLeucosticte tephrocotis
Rusty BlackbirdEuphagus carolinus

Disclaimer The species list above is in systematic order, the taxonomy and nomenclature of which generally follows the Wells World Birds list on Birder's Diary v3.0 (courtesy of Thayer Software:, with adaptations by WildSounds.
The Wells World Birds list is based on a classification created by Mic Wells.
Please note that the above list may not be in the same order or be a full and accurate representation of the species on the title concerned. We take due care to ensure the accuracy of the list, but should you find any errors, please notify us.

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