Districts

Birding on the Seward Ranger District

Birds of Seward, Alaska
Mile 18 Seward Highway, Resurrection Bay and the Chiswell Islands
A Checklist -- March 12, 2001 -- Second Edition

Definitions of Species Status Terminology

A

Abundant. Species occurs repeatedly in proper habitats, with available habitat heavily utilized, and/or the region regularly hosts great numbers of the species.

C

Common. Species occurs in all or nearly all proper habitats, but some areas of presumed suitable habitats are occupied sparsely or not at all and/or the region regularly hosts large numbers of the species.

U

Uncommon. Species occurs regularly, but utilizes only some or very little of the suitable habitat, and/or the region regularly hosts relatively small numbers of the species; not observed regularly even in proper habitats.

R

Rare. Species occurs, or probably occurs, regularly within the region, but in very small numbers.

CA

Casual. Species has been recorded no more than a few times, but irregular observations are likely over a period of years.

AC

Accidental. A species so far from its normal range that further observations are unlikely; usually occurs singly.

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No Records.  Species is not found during this time.

 

Definitions are from B. Kessel and D.D. Gibson. 1978. 
Status and distribution of Alaska birds. Studies in Avian Biology No. 1 Cooper Ornithological Society.

Phylogenetic sequence and English names according to James F. Clements Birds of the World - a Checklist. Fourth Edition

 


 

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Grebes, Shearwaters, Storm-Petrels & Cormorants

 

Ducks, Swans & Geese

 

Herons, Osprey, Hawks, Eagles, Falcons & Grouse

 

Cranes & Sandpipers

 

Oyster Catchers, Plovers, Gulls, Terns & Jaegers

 

Auks, Alcids, Loons, Pigeons, Doves & Owls

 

Hummingbirds, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers, Tyrant Flycatchers, Crows, Jays & Shrikes

 

Waxwings, Dippers, Thrushes, Starlings, Nuthatches, Creepers & Wrens

 

Swallows, Kinglets, Chickadees, Larks, Pipits, Siskins, Crossbills & Allies

 

New World Warblers, Buntings, Sparrows, Allies & Blackbirds

 

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