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

    Lake Clark

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Birdwatching

The slate grey plumage of the wandering tattler provides camouflage against silty riverbeds and ocean beaches.
In June and July, visitors to Lake Clark may hear
the Wandering Tattler's loud scolding or "tattling"
if they wander close to its nest site.
 

Click here to download the Lake Clark National Park and Preserve bird list (pdf).

The wide variety of habitats found in the park allows for an abundance of bird species. One hundred and ninety species have been confirmed sighted in the area, and six others have unconfirmed sightings. The once endangered Peregrine falcon nests along the Tuxedni Bay coastline. The foothill/lakes region to the west of the Chigmit Range, and the Chulitna Flats adjacent to Lake Clark are important feeding and nesting grounds which host a varied array of migratory and native birds. Among the types of birds a visitor might see are waterfowl, shorebirds, raptors, falcons, owls, songbirds, grouse, and ptarmigan. For more information on Lake Clark's birds, visit our bird page.

 

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.