• Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park

    Kenai Fjords

    National Park Alaska

Birds

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Two adult horned puffins fly across the water at Kenai Fjords.
NPS / Jim Pfeiffenberger
 

Kenai Fjords National Park is a great place to see and learn about the birds of coastal Alaska. It is truly a birder's paradise!

Some of the spectacular feathered-friends that visit our park are...



 

Bird List

A total of 191 species of birds have been documented in the park.

Bird List (2007) - From the Southwest Alaska Network (SWAN) of the Inventory and Monitoring program of the National Park Service.

 
 
 
 
 

Did You Know?

resident pod of Orca whales

“Killer whales” or orcas are actually quite friendly and often inquisitive about humans. In fact, the group of “resident killer whales” pictured here feeds entirely on fish. Only “transient killer whales” eat marine mammals. No wild killer whale has ever hurt a human being.