Animals I saw in Alaska

  • Bald Eagles – 15 (including one floating on an iceberg in Glacier Bay)
  • Seals  – 3
  • Humpback whales – 2
  • Sea lions – too many to count, lounging on an island a we left Glacier Bay
  • Terns – multitudes
  • Puffins – see Terns, above
  • (Glaciers – out of scope)
  • Sea otters – 10
  • Pigeon guillemots – see Puffins, above
  • Salmon – see Pigeon guillemots, above
  • Grizzly bears – 5, including 2 sets of mamas with cubs
  • Bull moose – 2
  • Willow ptarmigan – 3 families, approx 12, Alaska state bird!
  • Caribou – 2 herds plus 2 small groups, approx 40 total
  • Ground squirrel – 1, fat and gray and kind of marmot-y
  • Magpie –  2
  • Beavers – 2
  • Ravens – many, though not on the list?
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