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WINGS Birding Tours – Bird List

San Francisco to Alaska Seabird Cruises aboard Princess Cruises Vessels

Albatrosses, Pterodromas, and Seabirding in Comfort

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with Paul Lehman

Bird possibilities
* = seen on the May 11 -21, 2016 cruise
PROBABLE

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Laysan Albatross * Phoebastria immutabilis
Black-footed Albatross * Phoebastria nigripes
Northern Fulmar * Fulmarus glacialis
Hawaiian Petrel * Pterodroma sandwichensis
Murphy's Petrel * Pterodroma ultima
Pink-footed Shearwater * Ardenna creatopus
Sooty Shearwater * Ardenna grisea
Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel * Oceanodroma furcata
Leach's Storm-Petrel * Oceanodroma leucorhoa
Red Phalarope * Phalaropus fulicarius
Red-necked Phalarope * Phalaropus lobatus
Sabine's Gull * Xema sabini
Black-legged Kittiwake * Rissa tridactyla
Arctic Tern * Sterna paradisaea
South Polar Skua * Stercorarius maccormicki
Pomarine Jaeger * Stercorarius pomarinus
Parasitic Jaeger * Stercorarius parasiticus
Long-tailed Jaeger * Stercorarius longicaudus
Common Murre * Uria aalge
Pigeon Guillemot * Cepphus columba
Marbled Murrelet * Brachyramphus marmoratus
Kittlitz's Murrelet * Brachyramphus brevirostris
Ancient Murrelet * Synthliboramphus antiquus
Cassin's Auklet * Ptychoramphus aleuticus
Rhinoceros Auklet * Cerorhinca monocerata
Tufted Puffin * Fratercula cirrhata
Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata
Cook's Petrel Pterodroma cookii
Ashy Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma homochroa
Thick-billed Murre Uria lomvia
Vaux's Swift Chaetura vauxi
Hammond's Flycatcher Empidonax hammondii

Possible

Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus
Short-tailed Shearwater * Ardenna tenuirostris
Manx Shearwater * Puffinus puffinus
Aleutian Tern * Onychoprion aleuticus
Parakeet Auklet Aethia psittacula
Horned Puffin * Fratercula corniculata

On/near shore in SE Alaska and Victoria, BC (Sample only): Probable

Harlequin Duck* Histrionicus histrionicus
Pelagic Cormorant* Phalacrocorax pelagicus
rocky shorebirds* rocky shorebirds
Mew Gull* Larus canus
Band-tailed Pigeon* Patagioenas fasciata
Rufous Hummingbird* Selasphorus rufus
Red-breasted Sapsucker* Sphyrapicus ruber
Pacific-slope Flycatcher* Empidonax difficilis
Northwestern Crow* Corvus caurinus
Eurasian Skylark* Alauda arvensis
Chestnut-backed Chickadee* Poecile rufescens
Pacific Wren* Troglodytes pacificus
American Dipper* Cinclus mexicanus
Varied Thrush* Ixoreus naevius
Townsend's Warbler* Setophaga townsendi

On/near shore in SE Alaska (Sample Only): Probable

Sooty Grouse Dendragapus fuliginosus

Marine Mammals

Orca* Orcinus orca
Humpback Whale (numerous)* Megaptera novaeangliae
Fin Whale* Balaenoptera physalus
Cuvier's Beaked Whale* Ziphius cavirostris
Baird's Beaked Whale Berardius sp
Dall's Porpoise* Phocoenoides dalli
N. Right Whale Dolphin Lissodelphis borealis
other porpoises and dolphins* other porpoises and dolphins*
Sea Otter* Enhydra lutris
several seals and sea lions* several seals and sea lions*

Mammals

Blue Whale Balaenoptera musculus
Sei Whale Balaenoptera borealis

Land Mammals

Black Bear Ursus americanus
Grizzly Bear Ursus arctos ssp
Mountain Goat* Oreamnos americanus