Glacier Bay/Birds

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This checklist currently has 282 documented species with an additional 5 considered unsubstantiated. Checklist based on one created for Glacier Bay National Park by Nat Drumheller and Bruce Paige.

Summer 2013 Bird Sightings (pdf)


Species   Sp     Su     F     W     Br  
Emperor Goose (edit) VR - - + -
Snow Goose (edit) FC VR FC + -
Ross's Goose (edit) VR + - - -
Greater White-fronted Goose (edit) FC VR FC VR -
Brant (edit) FC U U VR -
Cackling Goose (edit) U VR U - -
Canada Goose (edit) C FC C C Y
Trumpeter Swan (edit) U VR U FC -
Tundra Swan (edit) U + U VR -
Wood Duck (edit) + - + + -
Blue-winged Teal (edit) U U R - -
Cinnamon Teal (edit) R VR + - -
Northern Shoveler (edit) FC U FC R Y
Gadwall (edit) U R U U -
Eurasian Wigeon (edit) R + VR VR -
American Wigeon (edit) C U C FC -
Mallard (edit) C C C C Y
American Black Duck (edit) - - - + -
Northern Pintail (edit) C U C U Y
Green-winged Teal (edit) C U C FC Y
Canvasback (edit) R + R VR -
Redhead (edit) VR VR VR + -
Ring-necked Duck (edit) FC R FC R -
Tufted Duck (edit) - - - + -
Greater Scaup (edit) FC R FC U -
Lesser Scaup (edit) U R U R Y
King Eider (edit) + + + + -
Common Eider (edit) + VR + + Y
Harlequin Duck (edit) FC FC FC C Y
Surf Scoter (edit) C C C C -
White-winged Scoter (edit) C C C C -
Black Scoter (edit) U R U FC -
Long-tailed Duck (edit) C R C C Y
Bufflehead (edit) C R C C -
Common Goldeneye (edit) FC R FC FC Y
Barrow's Goldeneye (edit) C FC C C Y
Hooded Merganser (edit) R R R R Y
Common Merganser (edit) FC FC FC FC Y
Red-breasted Merganser (edit) C U C C Y
Ruddy Duck (edit) + - + - -
Willow Ptarmigan (edit) U U U U Y
Rock Ptarmigan (edit) U U U U Y
White-tailed Ptarmigan (edit) U U U U Y
Sooty Grouse (edit) C C FC U Y
Pied-billed Grebe (edit) - - + - -
Horned Grebe (edit) C R FC C -
Red-necked Grebe (edit) FC R FC FC -
Western Grebe (edit) - + VR VR -
Band-tailed Pigeon (edit) - + - - -
Eurasian Collared-Dove (edit) R R R VR -
Mourning Dove (edit) - + VR - -
Common Nighthawk (edit) - + VR - -
Black Swift (edit) - - + - -
Vaux's Swift (edit) R R R - -
Anna's Hummingbird (edit) + + VR + -
Rufous Hummingbird (edit) C C U - Y
Virginia Rail (edit) + + - + -
Sora (edit) + VR - - -
American Coot (edit) + VR VR + -
Sandhill Crane (edit) FC R FC VR Y
Black Oystercatcher (edit) FC C FC R Y
Black-bellied Plover (edit) C R C VR -
American Golden-Plover (edit) U + U - -
Pacific Golden-Plover (edit) U + U - -
Killdeer (edit) R R R VR Y
Semipalmated Plover (edit) FC U FC - Y
Upland Sandpiper (edit) - + VR - -
Bristle-thighed Curlew (edit) + - - - -
Whimbrel (edit) FC R U - -
Bar-tailed Godwit (edit) + + VR - -
Hudsonian Godwit (edit) R VR VR - -
Marbled Godwit (edit) R + VR - -
Ruddy Turnstone (edit) U VR U + -
Black Turnstone (edit) U R U + -
Red Knot (edit) R + VR - -
Surfbird (edit) U U U - -
Ruff (edit) - + + - -
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (edit) - + R - -
Stilt Sandpiper (edit) - - VR - -
Curlew Sandpiper (edit) - - + - -
Red-necked Stint (edit) - + - - -
Sanderling (edit) U U FC FC -
Dunlin (edit) C VR C FC -
Rock Sandpiper (edit) U VR U FC -
Baird's Sandpiper (edit) R VR U - -
Least Sandpiper (edit) C U C - Y
White-rumped Sandpiper (edit) - - + - -
Buff-breasted Sandpiper (edit) - - VR - -
Pectoral Sandpiper (edit) U R FC - -
Semipalmated Sandpiper (edit) U U U - -
Western Sandpiper (edit) C U C - -
Short-billed Dowitcher (edit) C R C - -
Long-billed Dowitcher (edit) C U C + -
Wilson's Snipe (edit) FC FC FC R Y
Spotted Sandpiper (edit) U FC U - Y
Solitary Sandpiper (edit) R R R - Y
Wandering Tattler (edit) U R U - -
Lesser Yellowlegs (edit) FC FC C - Y
Spotted Redshank (edit) - - + - -
Greater Yellowlegs (edit) C FC U VR Y
Wilson's Phalarope (edit) + + + - -
Red-necked Phalarope (edit) C C C - -
Red Phalarope (edit) + + + - -
South Polar Skua (edit) - - + - -
Pomarine Jaeger (edit) VR R U - -
Parasitic Jaeger (edit) FC U FC - Y
Long-tailed Jaeger (edit) R VR R - -
Common Murre (edit) C FC C C Y
Thick-billed Murre (edit) + + - - -
Pigeon Guillemot (edit) C C C C Y
Marbled Murrelet (edit) C C C C Y
Kittlitz's Murrelet (edit) U C U - Y
Ancient Murrelet (edit) U U U - -
Cassin's Auklet (edit) U R U - -
Parakeet Auklet (edit) + + - - -
Rhinoceros Auklet (edit) U U U - -
Horned Puffin (edit) R U R - Y
Tufted Puffin (edit) FC FC FC - Y
Black-legged Kittiwake (edit) C C C R Y
Ivory Gull (edit) - + - - -
Sabine's Gull (edit) R R R - -
Bonaparte's Gull (edit) C FC C + -
Ross's Gull (edit) - + - - -
Franklin's Gull (edit) - VR + - -
Heermann's Gull (edit) - + + - -
Mew Gull (edit) C C C C Y
Ring-billed Gull (edit) + VR VR - -
Western Gull (edit) + - - + -
California Gull (edit) + R R - -
Herring Gull (edit) FC FC FC FC Y
Iceland Gull (edit) U R U R -
Glaucous-winged Gull (edit) C C C C Y
Glaucous Gull (edit) VR VR R + -
Aleutian Tern (edit) VR R VR - Y
Caspian Tern (edit) U U U - Y
Black Tern (edit) - + - - -
Arctic Tern (edit) C C FC - Y
Sandwich Tern (edit) + - - - -
Red-throated Loon (edit) FC FC FC U Y
Pacific Loon (edit) C FC C FC -
Common Loon (edit) C C C FC Y
Yellow-billed Loon (edit) U R R R -
Black-footed Albatross (edit) FC FC FC - -
Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel (edit) C C C R Y
Leach's Storm-Petrel (edit) U FC FC - -
Northern Fulmar (edit) U U U - -
Short-tailed Shearwater (edit) R R R - -
Sooty Shearwater (edit) C C C - -
Pink-footed Shearwater (edit) R R R - -
Manx Shearwater (edit) - + - - -
Pelagic Cormorant (edit) C C C C Y
Double-crested Cormorant (edit) U U U R Y
American Bittern (edit) - + - - -
Great Blue Heron (edit) FC FC FC U Y
Great Egret (edit) - + - - -
Cattle Egret (edit) + - - - -
Turkey Vulture (edit) - + - - -
Osprey (edit) R VR R - -
Golden Eagle (edit) R R R + -
Northern Harrier (edit) FC R FC R Y
Sharp-shinned Hawk (edit) U U U R Y
Northern Goshawk (edit) R R U U Y
Bald Eagle (edit) C C C C Y
Swainson's Hawk (edit) + - VR + -
Red-tailed Hawk (edit) U U U VR Y
Rough-legged Hawk (edit) R VR R + -
Western Screech-Owl (edit) R R R R -
Great Horned Owl (edit) U U U U Y
Snowy Owl (edit) + - VR R -
Northern Hawk Owl (edit) + - VR VR -
Northern Pygmy-Owl (edit) U VR U U -
Barred Owl (edit) VR VR VR VR -
Long-eared Owl (edit) - - + + -
Short-eared Owl (edit) U R U R Y
Boreal Owl (edit) + + + VR -
Northern Saw-whet Owl (edit) U U U U Y
Belted Kingfisher (edit) U U U U Y
Red-breasted Sapsucker (edit) FC FC U + Y
American Three-toed Woodpecker (edit) U U U U Y
Downy Woodpecker (edit) R R R U VR
Hairy Woodpecker (edit) FC FC FC FC Y
Northern Flicker (edit) R VR R R Y
American Kestrel (edit) R VR R + -
Merlin (edit) U U U R Y
Gyrfalcon (edit) + - VR + -
Peregrine Falcon (edit) U U U R Y
Western Kingbird (edit) - + + - -
Eastern Kingbird (edit) - VR + - -
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (edit) + + - - -
Olive-sided Flycatcher (edit) R R R - Y
Western Wood-Pewee (edit) R R R - -
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher (edit) - + - - -
Alder Flycatcher (edit) R U U - Y
Willow Flycatcher (edit) - + - - -
Hammond's Flycatcher (edit) + + + - -
Pacific-slope Flycatcher (edit) U C U - Y
Say's Phoebe (edit) + + + - -
Northern Shrike (edit) U - U U -
Warbling Vireo (edit) + + - - -
Canada Jay (edit) VR + VR + -
Steller's Jay (edit) C C C FC Y
Clark's Nutcracker (edit) - + + - -
Black-billed Magpie (edit) FC + FC C -
American Crow (edit) C C C C Y
Common Raven (edit) C C C C Y
Horned Lark (edit) R - R R -
Bank Swallow (edit) FC FC FC - Y
Tree Swallow (edit) C C C - Y
Violet-green Swallow (edit) U U U - Y
Northern Rough-winged Swallow (edit) VR + + - -
Purple Martin (edit) + - - - -
Barn Swallow (edit) FC C FC - Y
Cliff Swallow (edit) R R R - Y
Black-capped Chickadee (edit) + VR VR + -
Chestnut-backed Chickadee (edit) C C C C Y
Red-breasted Nuthatch (edit) U U U U Y
Brown Creeper (edit) U U U U Y
Pacific Wren (edit) FC FC FC U Y
American Dipper (edit) U U U U Y
Golden-crowned Kinglet (edit) C C C C Y
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (edit) C C C VR Y
Mountain Bluebird (edit) + - VR VR -
Townsend's Solitaire (edit) + + + - -
Gray-cheeked Thrush (edit) U FC U - Y
Swainson's Thrush (edit) U FC U - Y
Hermit Thrush (edit) C C C VR Y
American Robin (edit) C C C R Y
Varied Thrush (edit) C C C U Y
Northern Mockingbird (edit) - + + - -
European Starling (edit) R VR R R -
Bohemian Waxwing (edit) R VR R U -
Cedar Waxwing (edit) + R R - Y
White Wagtail (edit) - + - - -
Red-throated Pipit (edit) - - + - -
American Pipit (edit) C U C R Y
Brambling (edit) + - - + -
Evening Grosbeak (edit) - + - - -
Pine Grosbeak (edit) U U U U Y
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (edit) U FC U R Y
Purple Finch (edit) + - - + -
Common Redpoll (edit) FC FC FC FC Y
Red Crossbill (edit) FC FC FC FC Y
White-winged Crossbill (edit) FC FC FC FC Y
Pine Siskin (edit) C C C C Y
Lapland Longspur (edit) C - C R -
Smith's Longspur (edit) - - + - -
Snow Bunting (edit) U U U U Y
McKay's Bunting (edit) - - + + -
Chipping Sparrow (edit) + VR VR - -
Fox Sparrow (edit) C C C VR Y
American Tree Sparrow (edit) R - U U -
Dark-eyed Junco (edit) C C C C Y
White-crowned Sparrow (edit) U VR U R -
Golden-crowned Sparrow (edit) C C C VR Y
Harris's Sparrow (edit) - - + + -
White-throated Sparrow (edit) - - VR VR -
Savannah Sparrow (edit) C C C VR Y
Song Sparrow (edit) FC FC FC U Y
Lincoln's Sparrow (edit) C C C + Y
Swamp Sparrow (edit) - - VR VR -
Yellow-headed Blackbird (edit) - + - - -
Red-winged Blackbird (edit) U U U + Y
Brown-headed Cowbird (edit) R + R - -
Rusty Blackbird (edit) R R R R -
Brewer's Blackbird (edit) + + - + -
Northern Waterthrush (edit) - + + - -
Black-and-white Warbler (edit) - + - - -
Tennessee Warbler (edit) - + + - -
Orange-crowned Warbler (edit) C C C - Y
MacGillivray's Warbler (edit) - VR + - -
Common Yellowthroat (edit) R U R - Y
American Redstart (edit) - VR + - -
Yellow Warbler (edit) FC FC FC - Y
Blackpoll Warbler (edit) + + + - -
Palm Warbler (edit) - - + - -
Yellow-rumped Warbler (edit) C C C VR Y
Yellow-throated Warbler (edit) - - + - -
Townsend's Warbler (edit) C C C - Y
Wilson's Warbler (edit) C C C - Y
Western Tanager (edit) VR VR + - -
Black-headed Grosbeak (edit) - + + - -
Blue Grosbeak (edit) - + - - -



Species   Sp     Su     F     W     Br  
Little Curlew (edit) - - - - -
Long-billed Murrelet (edit) -  ? - - -
Buller's Shearwater (edit) - - - - -
Red-shouldered Hawk (edit) - - - - -
Brewer's Sparrow (edit) - - - - -