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Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

Skagway, Alaska


PHOTO-DOCUMENTATION

Our knowledge of bird fauna is incomplete. Please photograph rare or unlisted species and bring your photos to Klondike Gold Rush NHP Visitor Center where sight records are kept.


Birds of Skagway, Dyea, and the Taiya River Valley
SYMBOLS	

S = Summer      W = Winter
A = Accidental  M = Migrant
Y = Year-round  T = Threatened
LOONS
___ Common Loon - Y
___ Pacific Loon - M, W
___ Red-throated Loon - A

GREBES ___ Red-necked Grebe - M ___ Horned Grebe - M, W
CORMORANTS ___ Double-crested Cormorant - Y
HERONS & CRANES ___ Great Blue Heron - Y ___ Sandhill Crane - M
SWANS & GEESE ___ Tundra Swan - M ___ Trumpeter Swan - M ___ Snow Goose - M ___ Canada Goose - M ___ Brant - A
DUCKS ___ Mallard - Y ___ Gadwall - M ___ Green-winged Teal - M, S ___ Blue-winged Teal - A ___ American Widgeon - M ___ Eurasian Widgeon - A ___ Northern Pintail - M ___ Northern Shoveler - M ___ Canvasback - M ___ Redhead - A ___ Ring-necked Duck - M ___ Greater Scaup - M ___ Lesser Scaup - M ___ Black Scoter - M, W ___ White-winged Scoter - Y ___ Surf Scoter - Y ___ Harlequin Duck - Y ___ Oldsquaw - M, W ___ Barrow's Goldeneye - Y ___ Common Goldeneye - Y ___ Bufflehead - Y ___ Common Merganser - Y ___ Red-breasted Merganser - Y
COOTS ___ American Coot - M
PLOVERS ___ Semipalmated Plover - M, S ___ Killdeer - M, S
PHALAROPES AND SNIPE ___ Red-necked Pharalope - M ___ Common Snipe - M, S
SANDPIPERS ___ Greater Yellowlegs - M, S ___ Lesser Yellowlegs - M, S ___ Solitary Sandpiper - M ___ Spotted Sandpiper - M, S ___ Wandering Tattler - M ___ Long-billed Dowitcher - A ___ Sanderling - A ___ Western Sandpiper - A ___ Pectoral Sandpiper - M
GULLS & TERNS ___ Bonaparte's Gull - M, S ___ Mew Gull - Y ___ Herring Gull - Y ___ Glaucous-winged Gull - Y ___ Thayer's Gull - M, W ___ Arctic Tern - M, S
ALCIDS ___ Pidgeon Guillemont - S ___ Marbled Murrelet - Y, T
EAGLES, HAWKS, FALCONS ___ Golden Eagle - A ___ Bald Eagle - Y, T ___ Northern Harrier - M ___ Sharp-shinned Hawk - S ___ Northern Goshawk - Y ___ Red-tailed Hawk - A ___ Swainson's Hawk - A ___ American Kestrel - M ___ Merlin - S ___ Peregrine Falcon - S ___ Gyrfalcon - M
GROUSE & PTARMIGANS ___ Ruffed Grouse - Y ___ Spruce Grouse - Y ___ Blue Grouse - Y ___ Willow Ptarmigan - Y ___ Rock Ptarmigan - Y
OWLS ___ Short-eared Owl - M ___ Long-eared Owl - A ___ Barred Owl - M, S ___ Great Horned Owl - Y ___ Great Gray Owl - A ___ Snowy Owl - A ___ Western Screech-Owl - Y ___ Northern Pygmy-Owl - Y
NIGHTJARS ___ Common Nighthawk - A
SWIFTS ___ Vaux's Swift - A
HUMMINGBIRDS ___ Rufous Hummingbird - S
KINGFISHERS ___ Belted Kingfisher - Y
WOODPECKERS ___ Northern Flicker - M, S ___ Red-breasted Sapsucker - M, S ___ Downy Woodpecker - Y ___ Three-toed Woodpecker - Y ___ Hairy Woodpecker - Y
FLYCATCHERS ___ Olive-sided Flycatcher - S ___ Western Wood-Pewee - S ___ Say's Phoebe - M ___ Hammond's Flycatcher - S ___ Least Flycatcher - A ___ Alder Flycatcher - S ___ Pacific Slope Flycatcher - S
LARKS ___ Horned Lark - M
SWALLOWS ___ Tree Swallow - S ___ Violet-green Swallow - S ___ Bank Swallow - M ___ Northern Rough-winged Swallow - A ___ Cliff Swallow - A ___ Barn Swallow - S
JAYS & CROWS ___ Steller's Jay - Y ___ Gray Jay - A ___ Black-billed Magpie - W ___ Northwestern Crow - Y ___ Common Raven - Y
CHICKADEES ___ Black-capped Chickadee - Y ___ Mountain Chickadee - A ___ Chestnut-backed Chickadee - Y
CREEPERS ___ Brown Creeper - Y
NUTHATCHES ___ Red-breasted Nuthatch - Y
WREN ___ Winter Wren - S
KINGLETS & THRUSHES ___ Golden-crowned Kinglet - Y ___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet - S ___ Mountain Bluebird - A ___ Townsend's Solitaire - A ___ Swaison's Thrush - S ___ Hermit Thrush - S ___ Varied Thrush - S ___ American Robin - S
PIPITS ___ American Pipit - S, M
DIPPERS ___ American Dipper - Y
WAXWINGS ___ Bohemian Waxwing - M, W
SHRIKES ___ Northern Shrike M, W
VIREOS & WARBLERS ___ Warbling Vireo - S ___ Tennessee Warbler - S ___ Orange-crowned Warbler - S ___ Yellow-rumped Warbler - S ___ Townsend's Warbler - S ___ Blackpoll Warbler - M ___ Yellow Warbler - S ___ MacGillivray's Warbler - S ___ Wilson's Warbler - S ___ American Redstart - S ___ Northern Waterthrush - S ___ Common Yellowthroat - S
BLACKBIRDS ___ Western Meadowlark - A ___ Red-winged Blackbird - M ___ Rusty Blackbird - M, S ___ Brown-headed Cowbird - A
TANAGERS ___ Western Tanager - S
SPARROWS & FINCHES ___ Savannah Sparrow - S ___ Golden-crowned Sparrow - S ___ Song Sparrow - S ___ American Tree Sparrow - S ___ Chipping Sparrow - M, S ___ Dark-eyed Junco - Y ___ White-crowned Sparrow - M ___ Fox Sparrow - S ___ Lincoln's Sparrow - S ___ Lapland Longspur - M ___ Snow Bunting - M, W ___ Pine Siskin - S ___ Red Crossbill - Y ___ White-winged Crossbill - Y ___ Pine Grosbeak - Y ___ Common Redpoll - M, W ___ Rosy Finch - M, S
Revised June, 1998 using bird names from Field Guide to the Birds of North America 2nd. ed. by National Geographic Society.

Klondike Gold Rush
National Historical Park
P.O. Box 517, Skagway, AK 99840
(907) 983-2921
This resource is based on the following source:
National Park Service.  1998.  Birds of Klondike Gold Rush National Historical 
     Park, Skagway, Alaska .  National Park Service.  Unpaginated.
This resource should be cited as:
National Park Service.  1998.  Birds of Klondike Gold Rush National Historical 
     Park, Skagway, Alaska .  National Park Service.  Unpaginated.  
     Jamestown, ND: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online. 
     http://www.npwrc.usgs.govskag.htm  
     (Version 02DEC99)

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