Birds of the Alagnak
Located on the Alaska Peninsula, most of the Alagnak Wild River provides good nesting habitat for many types of birds. A list of birds present on the Alaska Peninsula is available from the United States Geographical Survey (USGS).
Did You Know?
In the local language, the word Alagnak means "making mistakes." According to a life-long area resident, "the channel is always changing, causing mistakes and getting lost." Every year the river changes and branches, which is why it is known locally as "Branch River."