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Bird Sightings by Jack Williams, musician/guitarist in Seldovia, AK. Jack and a good friend had a wonderful day birding and stated that Seldovia was a wonderful place for birding. These are the birds they sighted on August 5, 2004.
Bird Sighted  
American Crow  
Bald Eagle  
Belted King Fisher  
Boreal Chickadee  
Glaucous Gull  
Great Blue Heron  
Herring Gull  
Kestrel  
Magpie  
Merlin  
Mew Gull  
Northern Harrier  
Orange Crowned Warbler  
Pine Siskin
Red Breasted Nuthatch  
Ruby Crowned Kinglet  
Song Sparrow - Dark form  
Stellar Jay
Townsend's Warbler  
Violet Green Swallow  
White- Winged Crossbill  
Wilson Warbler  
Yellow Rump Warbler (Myrtle)  
Yellow Warbler  
This is a list of sighted birds in and around Lake Susan in Seldovia by Sue Hecks:
Rufous hummingbirds (April through July - nest in woods south of the house);
Great Blue Herons (year round - they roost in spruce trees on either side of the house)--
One single and one pair hang around the lake area The lone Heron is very
Territorial but in the winter they close together
Pine Grosbeaks - multiple pairs (spring / summer nest in area)
Red Crossbill (occasionally)
Downy Woodpecker (March -April)
Red-breasted Sapsucker (one hit the window)
Belted Kingfisher (all summer)
Sharp Shinned Hawk (nest somewhere around Gerry Patrick's / Dillon's)
Merlin Falcon (usually in August)
Violet Green Swallows (scout's first week of May, main flock follows about a week later)
American Robins (spring is really here when you hear the first Robin 2004 it was on
April 28)
Varied Thrush (year round)
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Stellar Jays (year round)
Song sparrows
Savannah Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Tree Sparrow
Golden Crowned Sparrow
Golden Crowned Kinglet
Pine Siskins
Wilson's Warbler
Winter wren
Red Breasted Nuthatches
Chestnut Chickadees
Black-capped Chickadees

Bald Eagles (year round) Mature and immature
BohemianWaxwings (winter- January sightings)
Barrow's Goldeneye ducks (nest on the lake)
Common Goldeneye ducks (pass through)
Greater Scaup (lone male hangs around with Barrows Golden Eye females)
Mallards usually all summer long
Common Loon (stopped at the Lake to check it out)
Bufflehead Ducks
Canvas Back Ducks
Tundra Swan (during migration)
Dark Eyed Juncos (winter and early spring)
Common Redpoll
Warblers
Seldovia Bird Watcher Information
Erica Dibietz has created a flyer for bird watchers in the Seldovia area. It is n PDF format (Adobe Acrobat), which means you will need to download a free copy of the Adobe Acrobat
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