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2 edition of bird finder"s guide to Homer and Kachemak Bay, Alaska found in the catalog.

bird finder"s guide to Homer and Kachemak Bay, Alaska

George C. West

bird finder"s guide to Homer and Kachemak Bay, Alaska

by George C. West

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Published by Birchside Studios in Homer, Alaska .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwritten and illustrated by George C. West.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 94/00850 (Q)
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 52 p. :
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1205458M
LC Control Number94200038

ANCHOR POINT to HOMER. hours / 16 miles / Difficult ¤¤¤¤• $ per person* / 2 person minimum Anchor Point to Bishop's Beach is an iconic Alaska beach route, where volcanoes Illiamna and Redoubt dominate the Cook Inlet skyline, and glaciers creep into Kachemak Bay. Choose a new all-suite hotel in town, or an ocean front room overlooking beautiful Kachemak Bay. Homer Lodging | Best Hotels & Lodges in Homer | See updated Alaska Travel Protocols to visit this summer, or start planning your Alaska Vacation now.

  Homer hosts the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival, and, like most things in this funky Kenai Peninsula town, the event doesn't conform to a traditional festival is a .   Alaska will experience a special celebration of spring when the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival, the state’s largest wildlife festival, kicks off in early May. Festival participants can choose between over 50 different events, from advanced ornithology workshops, beginning backyard birding presentations, field trips, and boat tours to arts.

  The view from the room (or private deck) of Kachemak Bay, the mountains and glaciers on the other side of the bay, and the Homer Spit is fantastic. Anna is a wonderful host, and will help you with anything concerning Homer--fishing, sight seeing, restaurants, etc TripAdvisor reviews.   Join avian enthusiasts and novices alike in celebrating the 27th annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival, running May this weekend. The festival, sponsored by the Friends of Alaska National Wildlife Refuges and Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, is timed to coincide with the migration of shorebirds through Kachemak Bay, and honors the Alaska birding community and 27 .


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Bird finder"s guide to Homer and Kachemak Bay, Alaska by George C. West Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Bird Finder's Guide to Homer and Kachemak Bay, Alaska [Wes, George] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Bird Finder's Guide to Homer and Kachemak Bay, Alaska. A birder's guide to the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska: From Portage to Seward, Kenai, Soldotna, Homer, and Kachemak Bay; the Chiswell and Barren Islands [West, George C] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A birder's guide to the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska: From Portage to Seward, Kenai, Soldotna, Homer, and Kachemak Bay; the Chiswell and Barren Islands5/5(1).

To promote the enjoyment and protection of Kachemak Bay native birds and their habitat through citizen science, field trips, education and stewardship.

Contact us at: [email protected] To report birds with deformed bills: Beak Deformities Report a banded or deformed bird. If you find a seriously hurt or sick bird, call Bird TLC in. Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula Wildlife Viewing Trail Map and Guide Book The map is a tool to help birders locate birds at 65 viewing stations located throughout the Kenai Peninsula.

The map is a companion to the guide. Nestled on the southwest corner of Alaska’s picturesque Kenai Peninsula, Homer has boreal and temperate rainforests, alpine tundra, and the rich marine environment of Kachemak Bay, providing a haven to a diverse group of seabirds and land birds.

The upland habitat in the Homer area is easily accessed on local roads. Bird viewing is always best in summer when many species return north, hence the Shorebird Festival the Chamber of Commerce sponsors in early May to help visitors sight and learn about returning birds.

Later song birds serenade from trees all over town just about the time the trees are leafing out in June. Explore Kachemak Bay & Seldovia, Alaska Come experience the sights, see the beauty, and meet the wildlife of Kachemak Bay.

The Rainbow Connection and Discovery are waiting to complete your Alaskan Adventure. We offer world class wildlife and sightseeing tours of Kachemak bay and into the remote Russian Village of Seldovia.

Kenai to Homer. From the sandy mouth of Kenai River to Deep Creek’s dramatic front to the Homer Spit, the east coast of Cook Inlet—northwest and southwest—opens one dramatic window after another on Alaska’s bird world.

For someone taking a road trip down the Sterling Highway, every state park and beach access offers a potential birding. Nestled in a spectacular ocean and mountain setting abundant with wildlife, birds and sealife, Kachemak Bay Wilderness Lodge’s remote location is the Best in Alaska.

With just five cabins, we generally host 10–12 guests per week with 10–12 staff, ensuring your stay with us. Owner-operator Gabe King is a year round Alaskan resident and has been hunting the local waters of Kachemak Bay for over 24 years.

He holds a ton United States Coast Guard Masters license. Gabe's foot aluminum landing craft, “Smokey Bay”, is used to transport hunters and gear to the hunting grounds.

Located on the beautiful shores and waters of Kachemak Bay, the Homer-based Festival is one of the most accessible places for shorebird viewing in Alaska. With overshorebirds of 25 different species migrating through in early May, this four-day event celebrates the return of spring and migrating birds.

Rare Bird Pottery | Bay Ridge Rd, Homer, AK, |. Book Now. Kachemak Bay is a diverse, biologically-productive ecosystem. The Bay contains some of the most beautiful mesmerizing scenery and wildlife in the world.

Seaman's Ecotours Adventures offers a sustainable, environmentally-conscious approach to experiencing Alaska's marine ecosystems. Available from: Kenai Peninsula College, ( College Drive, Soldotna, AK ) Kachemak Bay Campus ( East Pioneer Ave.

Homer, AK ). Forest Trail Guide (Pratt Museum) Available from: Pratt Museum. Guide to Marine Mammals of Alaska. 2) Day Trip To Kachemak Bay State Park. Homer is surrounded by Kachemak Bay. And, as part of the nearly 90% of the Alaska protected as public lands, Kachemak Bay State Park and State Wilderness Park are examples of the raw wilderness for which Alaska is known.

In fact, Kachemak Bay State Park is Alaska’s first state park. The Southeast Alaska Discovery Center serves as the hub for a series of events, including a juried art show, to promote awareness of the spring migratory birds of Southeast Alaska.

The Alaska Hummingbird Festival juried art show opening reception is April 5,starting at 5 p.m. at the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center. Getting started in birding can be intimidating. When experienced birders show up this week for the 22 nd annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival, with all their binoculars, spotting scopes, outdoor gear, bird guides and gadgets, the new birder might wonder if it takes a small fortune to get started.

The festival starts today with bird tours, talks and the first shorebird viewing station at 10 a. Book Kachemak King Fishing Charters on FishingBooker: Check real angler reviews, available dates and trips for Kachemak King Fishing Charters. Kachemak Bay State Park is state park on the shores of Kachemak Bay across from the town of Homer in the state of Alaska.

Understand [] History []. This is Alaska's first and largest park includingacres (, hectares) of park and wilderness areas. Alaska State Bird Information. Checklist of Alaska Birds. Mat-Su Bird Club Recent Alaska Bird Sightings () Statewide () Fairbanks () Kachemak Bay Alaska Birding Locations.

Attu Island. Kodiak Island Birding. Alaska State Bird - Willow Ptarmigan Alaska Birding Festivals Alaska Bald Eagle Festival Usually in.

Homer, AK Birding | Homer Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center | Sterling Highway, Homer, AK, | [email protected] is a well-known and popular bird-watching destination.

Join birders from around the world for the state’s largest wildlife festival.Guide Emeritus Kris Kallina has been guiding in Alaska since for fish & big game. He is a registered big game guide spending about half the year in Alaska and the other half guiding bird hunters at his dove/quail hunting lodge in South Texas.

Kris shares more than 35 years of guiding expertise with our guests at Nushagak River Adventures.