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The Birds of the Copper River Basin and Surrounding Areas

Glennallen, Alaska


Area of Coverage
This checklist covers the area bordered by the following highway mile posts: From mile 0 to mile 220 on the Richardson Highway;
From mile 120 to mile 189 on the Glen Highway;
From mile 0 to mile 80 Tok Cutoff;
From mile 0 to mile 115 Denali Highway;
From mile 0 to mile 32 Edgerton Highway;
From Chitina to McCarthy on the McCarthy Road.

Legend

Persons making observations that would add to this checklist or result in changes in status are urged to contact one of the following agencies.

Bureau of Land Management
Glennallen District Office
P.O. Box 147
Glennallen, Alaska 99588

Alaska Department of Fish and Game
P.O. Box 47
Glennallen, Alaska 99588

National Park Service
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park/Preserve
P.O. Box 29
Glennallen, Alaska 99588

Common Name/
Occurrence/Residency
LOONS AND GREBES

___Common Loon                         C, S
___Yellow-billed Loon                  AC, M
___Arctic Loon                         U, S
___Red-throated Loon                   U, S
___Red-necked Grebe                    U, S
___Horned Grebe                        C, S

CORMORANTS ___Double-crested Cormorant R, S
HERONS ___Great Blue Heron X, M
WATERFOWL ___Tundra Swan U, S/M ___Trumpeter Swan C, S ___Canada Goose U, S ___Brant R, M ___Greater White-fronted Goose U, M ___Snow Goose U, M ___Mallard Duck C, S ___Gadwall Duck AC, M ___Green-winged Teal C, S ___Blue-winged Teal R, S ___Northern Shoveler C, S ___Eurasian Widgeon X, M ___American Widgeon U, S ___Canvasback Duck C, S ___Redhead Duck C, S ___Ring-neck Duck U, S ___Greater Scaup C, S ___Lesser Scaup C, S ___Barrow's Goldeneye C, S ___Bufflehead C, S ___Oldsquaw R, S ___Harlequin Duck U, S ___White-winged Scoter U, S ___Surf Scoter U, S ___Black Scoter R, S/M ___Ruddy Duck AC, M ___Hooded Merganser AC, M ___Common Merganser C, S ___Red-breasted Merganser C, S
EAGLES AND HAWKS ___Northern Goshawk U, S ___Sharp-shinned Hawk U, S ___Red-tailed Hawk C, S ___Swainson's Hawk C, S ___Rough-legged Hawk C, S ___Golden Eagle U, S ___Bald Eagle C, R ___Northern Harrier C, S ___Osprey U/R, S ___Gyrfalcon U, R ___Peregrine Falcon R, S ___American Kestrel U, S ___Merlin U, S
GALLINACEOUS BIRDS ___Ring-necked Pheasant AC, R ___Spruce Grouse C, R ___Sharp-tail Grouse U, R ___Ruff Grouse R, R ___Willow Ptarmigan C, R ___Rock Ptarmigan C, R ___White-tailed Ptarmigan U/R, R
CRANES AND RAILS ___Sandhill Crane U, S/M ___Sora AC, M ___American Coot CAS, M
SANDPIPERS AND PLOVERS ___Semipalmated Plover C, S ___Black-bellied Plover C, S ___Lesser Golden Plover C, S ___Killdeer AC, S ___Hudsonian Godwit AC, M ___Whimbrel CAS, M ___Upland Sandpiper X, M ___Greater Yellowlegs C, S ___Lesser Yellowlegs C, S ___Solitary Sandpiper C, S ___Spotted Sandpiper C, S ___Wandering Tattler U, S ___Ruddy Turnstone U, M ___Black Turnstone C, R ___Common Snipe C, S ___Long-billed Dowitcher C, S ___Surfbird R, S ___Sanderling X, M ___Semipalmated Sandpiper C, M ___Western Sandpiper U, M ___Least Sandpiper U, S ___Pectoral Sandpiper U, M ___Dunlin U, M ___Black Oystercatcher U, R
PHALAROPES ___Red Phalarope AC, M ___Red-necked Phalarope U, S
JAEGERS, GULLS, AND TERNS ___Pomerine Jaeger CAS, M ___Parasitic Jaeger R, M ___Long-tailed Jaeger U, S ___Glaucous Gull C, S ___Glaucous-winged Gull U, S ___Herring Gull C, S ___Ring-billed Gull CAS, M ___Mew Gull C, S ___Bonaparte's Gull U, S ___Black-legged Kittiwake R, S ___Red-legged Kittiwake X, M ___Sabine's Gull A, C ___Arctic Tern C, S
AUKS ___Common Murre C, S ___Pigeon Guillemot U, S ___Tufted Puffin U, S ___Kittletz's murrelet U, S ___Marbled Murrelet U, S
PIGEONS AND DOVES ___Rock Dove R, M ___Mourning Dove AC, M
OWLS AND GOATSUCKERS ___Great Horned Owl C, R ___Snowy Owl U, S ___Northern Hawk-Owl U, R ___Great Gray Owl U, R ___Short-Eared Owl C, S ___Boreal Owl C, R ___Common Nighthawk X, M
HUMMINGBIRDS ___Rufous Hummingbird X, M
KINGFISHER ___Belted Kingfisher C, S
WOODPECKERS ___Northern Flicker C, S ___Yellow-bellied Sapsucker U, S ___Hairy Woodpecker U, R ___Down Woodpecker U, R ___Black-backed Woodpecker U, R ___Three-toed Woodpecker U, R
FLYCATCHERS ___Eastern Kingbird X, M ___Western Kingbird X, M ___Say's Phoebe R, S ___Yellow-bellied Flycatcher X, M ___Alder Flycatcher AC, S ___Hammond's Flycatcher U/R, S ___Western Wood-Peewee R, S ___Olive-sided Flycatcher C, S
LARKS AND SWALLOWS ___Horned Lark C, S ___Violet-green Swallow C, S ___Tree Swallow C, S ___Bank Swallow C, S ___Barn Swallow U, S
JAYS, CROWS AND RAVENS ___Gray Jay C, R ___Stellers Jay C, R ___Northwestern Crow C, R ___Black-billed Magpie C, R ___Common Raven C, R ___Clark's Nutcracker CAS, M
CHICKADEES ___Black-capped Chickadee C, R ___Boreal Chickadee C, R ___Siberian Tit R, R
NUTHATCH AND CREEPER ___Red-breasted Nuthatch U, S ___Brown Creeper U, S
DIPPER ___American Dipper U, S
THRUSHES ___American Robin C, S ___Varied Thrush U, S ___Hermit Thrush C, S ___Swainson's Thrush C, S ___Gray-cheeked Thrush U, S ___Mountain Bluebird R, S ___Northern Wheatear CAS, S ___Townsend's Solitaire U, S
KINGLETS, WAGTAILS AND WAXWINGS ___Arctic Warbler R, S ___Golden-crowned Kinglet CAS, S ___Ruby-crowned Kinglet C, S ___White Wagtail X, M ___Yellow Wagtail X, M ___Water Pipit C, S ___Bohemian Waxwing C, S
SHRIKES AND STARLINGS ___Northern Shrike U, S ___European Starling AC, M
WOOD WARBLERS ___Tennessee Warbler R, S ___Orange-crowned Warbler C, S ___Yellow Warbler C, S ___Cape May Warbler AC, M ___Yellow-rumped Warbler C, S ___Townsend's Warbler U, S ___Blackpoll Warbler U, S ___Northern Waterthrush C, S ___Common Yellowthroat R, S ___Wilson's Warbler C, S ___American Redstart AC, M
BLACKBIRDS ___Yellow-headed Blackbird AC, M ___Red-winged Blackbird AC, M ___Rusty Blackbird C, S ___Common Grackle X, M ___Brown-headed Cowbird AC, M
TANAGERS ___Western Tanager X, M
GROSSBEAKS, FINCHES AND ALLIES ___Eurasian Bullfinch AC, M ___Pine Grosbeak U, R ___Rosy Finch U, S ___Hoary Redpoll U, R ___Common Redpoll C, R ___Pine Siskin U, S ___Red Crossbill U, R ___White-winged Crossbill U, R
SPARROWS, JUNCOS AND LONGSPURS ___Savannah Sparrow C, S ___Dark-eyed Junco C, R ___American Tree Sparrow C, S ___Song Sparrow C, S ___Chipping Sparrow C, S ___White-crowned Sparrow C, S ___Golden-crowned Sparrow U, S ___White-throated Sparrow AC, M ___Fox Sparrow U, S ___Lincoln's Sparrow U, S ___Lapland Longspur C, S ___Smith's Longspur X, M ___Snow Bunting C, M ___Mackay's Bunting AC, M

This resource is based on the following source:
The Bureau of Land Management, Glennallen District in association with the 
     Alaska Department of Fish and Game; Glennallen, Alaska; Wrangell-St. 
     Elias National Park; Glennallen, Alaska.  1989.  The Birds of the 
     Copper River Basin and Surrounding Areas.  The Bureau of Land 
     Management, Glennallen District in association with the Alaska 
     Department of Fish and Game; Glennallen, Alaska; Wrangell-St. Elias 
     National Park; Glennallen, Alaska.  Unpaginated.  
This resource should be cited as:
The Bureau of Land Management, Glennallen District in association with the 
     Alaska Department of Fish and Game; Glennallen, Alaska; Wrangell-St. 
     Elias National Park; Glennallen, Alaska.  1989.  The Birds of the 
     Copper River Basin and Surrounding Areas.  The Bureau of Land 
     Management, Glennallen District in association with the Alaska 
     Department of Fish and Game; Glennallen, Alaska; Wrangell-St. Elias 
     National Park; Glennallen, Alaska.  Unpaginated. Jamestown, ND: 
     Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online.       
     http://www.npwrc.usgs.govcopper.htm
     (Version 23FEB2001)

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