Alaska Birds
AK Birds
 Bald Eagles
Southern Birds
Northern Lights
Other Animals

Gray Crowned Rosy Finch  3/28/05

Common Redpoll  an example of leucism

Blackcapped Chickadee  One of our few year round residents in the Matanuska Valley.

Blackcapped Chickadees with a very deformed bills. There are a larger than expected number of these deformed birds spotted each year in South Central Alaska. The USFWS are doing a study on them and encourage sighting reports.

Boreal Chickadee

Common Merganzer

Wilson's Snipe

Whitewinged Crossbill

American Dipper

Downy Woodpecker (Female)

Downy Woodpecker (Male)

Spruce Grouse (Male)

Gray Jay

Hairy Woodpecker  Female on the left and one of her babies to the right.

Darkeyed Junco (Female)

Common Loon


Redbrested Nuthatch (Female)

Pine Grosbeak (Male)

Common Redpoll

American Robin

Rusty Blackbird

Savannah Sparrow

Pine Siskin

Trumpeter Swans

White-Crowned Sparrow

Wilson's Warbler

Lesser Yellowlegs

Common Redpoll ( Male)

Bohemian Waxwing

Greater Scaup

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