A tufted puffin flies from the grassy shoreline.Southwest Alaska is teeming with possibilities when it comes to birdwatching. The seemingly endless wilderness and large swaths of contiguous habitat offer a top-tier residence for our feathered friends. And some birds, like the iconic puffin species, aren’t as easy to come by outside of the Last Frontier. Birdwatching’s rapid ascension in popularity is a welcomed surprise that undoubtedly adds new possibilities for nature enthusiasts. Although we’re probably best known for our fishing vacation packages, Favorite Bay Lodge is also an excellent place to seek out new birds to cross off your list. 

What You’ll Need for Birdwatching on Admiralty Island

Alaska birding is probably different from what you’re used to at home. The concept is the same, but you’ll want to consider a few things. Here are a few things that will enhance your experience:

  • Waterproof apparel and footwear
  • Water-resistant notebook and writing utensil
  • Bug spray
  • Comfortable clothes with ample layers
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Birds of Alaska Field Guide” or another reliable reference

Alaska Birds: Admiralty Island Edition

Like most wildlife in Alaska, birds are abundant thanks to the ideal habitat and relatively low human activity. The dense forests, rocky shorelines, and protective marsh inlets provide an excellent place for birds to live, hunt, and breed. Admiralty Island is home to a plethora of bird species. Here are some of our unique varieties:

All-Inclusive Alaska Resort Vacation Packages

Lake dock and view of mountains.If you’re seeking the perfect nesting place to observe many of Alaska’s birds, look no further than Favorite Bay Lodge! The same factors that make Angoon a premier fishing destination also lend themselves to an extraordinary birdwatching endeavor. You don’t have to be an angler to create priceless memories with Favorite Bay Lodge! Begin your adventure and explore all things natural by reaching out to us online or calling 866-788-3344 today!