• Autumn photo of Lake Clark and the Aleutian Range in Lake Clark National Park & Preserve

    Lake Clark

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Bird List

Key

A
: Abundant
C: Common
U: Uncommon
R: Rare
CA: Casual
AC: Accidental
+: Variable numbers

 
Species Spring Summer Fall Winter
Red-throated Loon
U U R
Arctic Loon
C C C
Common Loon
U U U
Yellow-Billed Loon
R R R
Horned Grebe
C C C AC
Red-backed Grebe
C C C
Double-crested Cormorant
R R R AC
Pelagic Cormorant
U
U
U
AC
Fork-Tailed Storm-Petrel

CA


Leach's Storm-Petrel

AC


Great Blue Heron
R

R
CA
Tundra Swan
C
C

Trumpeter Swan
U
U
U

Great White-Fronted Swan
U

U

Snow Goose
U



Brant
R
R


Canada Goose
C
C
C
R
Green-Winged Teal
C
C
C
AC
Mallard
C
C
C
C
Northern Pintail
C
C
C
CA
Blue-Winged Teal
R
R
R

Northern Shoveler
C
C
C

Gadwall
R
R
R
AC
Eurasian Wigeon
R



American Wigeon
C
C
C
AC
Canvasback
U
U
U

Redhead
U
CA
CA

Ring-Necked Duck
R
R
R AC
Greater Scaup
C
C
C
CA
Lesser Scaup
U
U
U
AC
Common Eider
U
U
U
AC
Steller's Eider
AC

AC

King Eider
AC

AC

Harlequin Duck
U
U
U
U
Oldsquaw
C
U
U
R
Black Scoter
C
C C
U
Surf Scoter
C
AC
C
U
White-Winged Scoter
U
U
U
R
Common Goldeneye
U
U
U
U
Barrow's Goldeneye
C
C
U
R
Bufflehead
U

U

Hooded Merganser
AC

CA

Common Merganser
U
U
U
U
Red-Breasted Merganser
U
U
R

Osprey
R
R
R

Northern Harrier
C
U
C

Sharp-Shinned Hawk
U
U
U
R
Northern Goshawk
U
U
U
U
Red-Tailed Hawk
U
U
U

Rough-Legged Hawk
U
R

Golden Eagle
U
U
U

Merlin
U
U
U
CA
Peregrine Falcon
R
R
R
CA
Gyrfalcon
R R
R
CA
Spruce Grouse
C
C
C
C
Willow Ptarmigan
C C
C
C
Rock Ptarmigan
R
R
R
R
White-Tailed Ptarmigan
U
U
U
R
American Coot
CA
CA
CA

Sandhill Crane
R
CA
R

Black Oystercatcher
R
R
R

Black-Bellied Plover
R
R
R

Lesser Golden-Plover
U
U
U

Semipalmated Plover
U
U
U

Killdeer
CA
CA
CA

Greater Yellowlegs
C C
C

Lesser Yellowlegs
C
C
C

Solitary Sandpiper
U
U
U

Wandering Tattler
U
U
U

Spotted Sandpiper
C
C
C

Whimbrel
U
R
U

Hudsonian Godwit
U
U
U

Marbled Godwit
AC


Ruddy Turnstone
U
R
R

Black Turnstone
U
R
R

Surfbird
U
U
U

Red Knot
CA

CA

Sanderling
CA

CA

Semipalmated Sandpiper
R
U
R

Western Sandpiper
A
C
C

Least Sandpiper
A
C
C

Baird's Sandpiper
R
R
R

Pectoral Sandpiper
R
R
R

Dunlin
A
U
C

Short-Billed Dowitcher
A
A
A

Long-Billed Dowitcher
U
CA
R

Common Snipe
C
C
C
CA
Wilson's Phalarope
AC


Red Phalarope
C
C
C

Parasitic Jaeger
R
R


Long-Tailed Jaeger
R
R


Franklin's Gull
AC



Bonaparte's Gull
C
C
C

Mew Gull
A
A
A
CA
California Gull


R

Herring Gull
A
C
C
R
Thayer's Gull
R
U

Glaucous-Winged Gull
A
A
A
U
Glaucous Gull
R
R
U
R
Black-Legged Kittiwake
A
A
A
R
Ivory Gull
AC



Glaucous-Winged x Herring (hybrid)
C
C
C
R
Arctic Tern
C
C
C

Aleutian Tern
CA

CA
Common Murre
U
U
AC AC
Pigeon Gullimot
U
U
U
AC
Horned Puffin
U
U
U
AC
Tufted Puffin
R
R
R
AC
Marbled Murrelet
U
U
U
R
Crested Auklet
R
R
R
Cassin's Auklet
R
R
R
Parakeet Auklet
CA

CA
Rock Dove
U
U
U
U
Great Horned Owl
U
U
U
U
Snowy Owl


R
R
Northern Hawk-Owl
R
R
R
R
Great Gray Owl
R
R
R
R
Short-Eared Owl
U
U
R
AC
Boreal Owl
U
U
U
U
Northern Saw-Whet Owl
U
U
U
U
Anna's Hummingbird


AC
Rufous Hummingbird

R
CA
Belted Kingfisher
U
U
U
R
Downy Woodpecker
U
U
U
U
Hairy Woodpecker
R
R
R
R
Three-Toed Woodpecker
U
U
U
U
Northern Flicker
CA
CA
CA
Olive-Sided Flycatcher
R
U

Western Wood-Pewee
U
U
U
Alder Flycatcher
C
C
U
Say's Phoebe
R
U
R
Horned Lark
U
U
U
Tree Swallow
A
A
A
Violet-Green Swallow
C
C
C
Bank Swallow
C
C
C
Cliff Swallow
U
U
U
Barn Swallow
R
R

Gray Jay
C
C
C
C
Steller's Jay
R
R
U
R
Black-Billed Magpie
C
C
C
A
Northwestern Crow

AC
CA
Common Raven
C
C
C
A
Black-Capped Chickadee
C
C
C
C
Boreal Chickadee
C
C
C
C
Red-Breasted Nuthatch
R
R
R
R
Brown Creeper
R
R
R
R
American Dipper
U
U
U
U
Golden-Crown Kingleg
U
U
U
U
Northern Wheatear
A
A
A
CA
Townsend's Solitaire
R
R
R
CA
Gray-Cheeked Thrush
C
C
C
Swainson's Thrush
U
U
U
Hermit Thrush
C
C
U
American Robin
C
C
C
R
Varied Thrush
C
C
C
Yellow Wagtail
R
R
R
American Pipit
C
C
C
Bohemian Waxwing
U
U
A
U
Northern Shrike
U
U
U
U
Orange-Crowned Warbler
A
A
A
Yellow Warbler
U
U
U
Yellow-Rumped Warbler
A
A
A
CA
Townsend's Warbler
U
U
U
Blackpoll Warbler
U
U
U
Northern Waterthrush
U
U
U
Wilson's Warbler
C
C
C
American Tree Sparrow
A
A
A
R
Chipping Sparrow
AC
CA

Savannah Sparrow
A
A
A
Fox Sparrow
C
C
C
CA
Song Sparrow
U
U
U
Lincoln's Sparrow
C
C
U
Swamp Sparrow

AC

Golden-Crowned Sparrow
C
C
C
CA
White-Crowned Sparrow
A
A
A
R
Dark-Eyed Junco
C
C
C
R
Lapland Longspur
A
C
C
Snow Bunting
C
C
C
C
Red-Winged Blackbird
R
R
R
Brown-Headed Cowbird

R
R
Rosy Finch
U
U
U
CA
Pine Grosbeak
U
U
U
U
White-Winged Crossbill
U
U
U
U
Red Crossbill
R
R
R
R
Common Redpoll
C
C
C
A
Hoary Redpoll
R


R
Pine Siskin
U
U
U
U


 
Unsubstantiated: based on a single observation record without photographic and/or specimen documentation.

  • Cinnamon Teal
  • American Kestrel
  • Steller's Sea Eagle
  • Bristle-Thighed Curlew
  • Brambling
  • Eurasian Bullfinch

Did You Know?

Kijik National Historic Landmark is one of only 50 NHLs in the state of Alaska.

Kijik National Historic Landmark in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve contains the world's largest concentration of prehistoric and historic Dena'ina Athabascan houses.