In the Heart of the Alaska Range
907-987-0977

Bird List

A complete list of birds seen on or from our property.

  • Common loon
  • Red-throated loon
  • Great blue heron
  • Tundra swan
  • Trumpeter swan
  • Greater white-fronted goose
  • Snow goose
  • Canada goose
  • Mallard
  • Northern pintail
  • Green-winged teal
  • American wigeon
  • Barrow’s goldeneye
  • Harlequin duck
  • Common merganser
  • Red-breasted merganser
  • Northern goshawk
  • Sharp-shinned hawk
  • Red-tailed hawk (Harlan’s)
  • Golden eagle
  • Bald eagle
  • Gyrfalcon
  • Merlin
  • Peregrine falcon
  • Spruce grouse
  • Sandhill crane
  • Wilson’s snipe
  • Lesser yellowlegs
  • Spotted sandpiper
  • Solitary sandpiper
  • Long-tailed jaeger
  • Glaucous-winged gull
  • Herring gull
  • Mew gull
  • Bonaparte’s gull
  • Arctic tern
  • Great horned owl
  • Northern hawk-owl
  • Boreal owl
  • Great gray owl
  • Belted kingfisher
  • Northern flicker (yellow-shafted)
  • Hairy woodpecker
  • Downy woodpecker
  • Yellow-bellied sapsucker
  • Three-toed woodpecker
  • Olive-sided flycatcher
  • Say’s phoebe
  • Alder flycatcher
  • Hammond’s flycatcher
  • Horned lark
  • Tree swallow
  • Violet-green swallow
  • Bank swallow
  • Cliff swallow
  • Gray jay
  • Black-billed magpie
  • Common raven
  • Black-capped chickadee
  • Boreal chickadee
  • Brown creeper
  • American dipper
  • Ruby-crowned kinglet
  • Arctic warbler
  • Winter wren
  • Mountain bluebird
  • American robin
  • Hermit thrush
  • Varied thrush
  • Swainson’s thrush
  • Gray-cheeked thrush
  • Townsend’s solitaire
  • American pipit
  • Bohemian waxwing
  • Orange-crowned warbler
  • Yellow warbler
  • Yellow-rumped warbler (myrtle)
  • Blackpoll warbler
  • Northern waterthrush
  • Wilson’s warbler
  • Rusty blackbird
  • American tree sparrow
  • White-crowned sparrow
  • Golden-crowned sparrow
  • Fox sparrow (red)
  • Song sparrow
  • Dark-eyed junco
  • Lapland longspur
  • Snow bunting
  • Pine grosbeak
  • Hoary redpoll
  • Common redpoll
  • Pine siskin
  • White-winged crossbill
  • Gray-crowned rosy-finch

Other birds of interest that have been found within a few miles of here; almost any of these birds might eventually join the property list.

  • Long-billed dowitcher
  • Wandering tattler
  • Red-necked phalarope
  • Short-eared owl
  • Black-backed woodpecker
  • Ruffed grouse
  • Sharp-tailed grouse
  • Willow ptarmigan
  • Rock ptarmigan
  • White-tailed ptarmigan
  • Northern shrike
  • Northern wheatear
  • Smith’s longspur
  • Lincoln’s sparrow
  • Savannah sparrow

What Guests Are Saying

"The great room is a lovely space and full of helpful books and maps for planning the next parts of your Alaskan trip."

- TA member josephdlh, Channel Islands, July 30, 2012

Get In Touch

Denali Highway Cabins & Tours
HC02 Box 7292
Paxson (Gakona), Alaska 99586-9205

907-987-0977
Office hours: 7 am to 7 pm Alaska time

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