Inland birds

Birds seen from Anchorage to Fairbanks.

Greater Scaup

Greater Scaup

A female Common Goldeneye with her brood at Fairbanks

Common Goldeneye

Pacific Loon

Pacific Loon

In Anchorage, Red-necked Grebes are park birds like Mallards, nesting in plain sight

Red-necked Grebe Red-necked Grebe

Our one Horned Grebe was near Fairbanks. Except for the red eye, completely different colors from the winter plumage we're used to seeing them in.

Horned Grebe

A couple of Solitary Sandpipers were around Fairbanks

Solitary Sandpiper

Long-tailed Jaegers were along the Denali Highway

Long-tailed Jaeger

Mew Gull

Mew Gull

Arctic Tern

Arctic Tern

Our one Bohemian Waxwing was near Fairbanks

Bohemian Waxwing

These Cliff Swallows are gathering mud for nests

Cliff Swallow

Gray-cheeked Thrushes sang from exposed perches, this one along the Denali Highway. Just not the way we're used to seeing them in North Carolina!

Gray-cheeked Thrush Gray-cheeked Thrush

All the Dark-eyed Juncos were Slate-colored.

Dark-eyed Junco

White-crowned Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrow White-crowned Sparrow

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