Seldovia Bird List

Observed by Cindy Mom. This list was compiled by combining year-round sightings for the following eight Seldovia eBird Hotspots. Some of these locations are only accessible by boat, or by hiking for an hour or two.  

Click the links for bar charts of the three most visited eBird Hotspots:

Jakolof Bay Dock

Seldovia (town)

Seldovia Bay & Hoen’s Lagoon

Seldovia Bay & Seldovia River Estuary

Seldovia – Otterbahn Trail

Seldovia – Outside Beach, Campground & RV Park

Seldovia – Reservoir & Rocky Ridge Trail

Seldovia – TV Tower Trail to Graduation Peak

Snow Goose

Greater White-fronted Goose


Cackling Goose

Canada Goose

Trumpeter Swan

Tundra Swan

Northern Shoveler


Eurasian Wigeon

American Wigeon


Northern Pintail

Green-winged Teal

Greater Scaup

Harlequin Duck

Surf Scoter

White-winged Scoter

Black Scoter

Long-tailed Duck


Common Goldeneye

Barrow’s Goldeneye

Red-breasted Merganser

Hooded Merganser

Common Merganser

Spruce Grouse

Horned Grebe

Red-necked Grebe

Anna's Hummingbird

Rufous Hummingbird

Sandhill Crane

Black Oystercatcher

Semipalmated Plover


Least Sandpiper

Western Sandpiper

Dowitcher (sp.)

Wilson’s Snipe

Red-necked Phalarope

Spotted Sandpiper

Wandering Tattler

Greater Yellowlegs

Pigeon Guillemot

Marbled Murrelet

Black-legged Kittiwake

Short-billed Gull

Herring Gull

Glaucous-winged Gull

"Cook Inlet Gull" (Glaucous-winged x Herring)

Common Loon

Red-faced Cormorant

Pelagic Cormorant

Double-crested Cormorant

Great Blue Heron

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Northern Goshawk

Bald Eagle

Western Screech-Owl

Northern Saw-whet Owl

Great Horned Owl

Belted Kingfisher

American Three-toed Woodpecker

Downy Woodpecker


Olive-sided Flycatcher

Northern Shrike

Steller’s Jay

Black-billed Magpie

Northwestern Crow

Common Raven

Black-capped Chickadee

Chestnut-backed Chickadee

Tree Swallow

Violet-green Swallow

Bank Swallow

Cliff Swallow

Golden-crowned Kinglet

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Red-breasted Nuthatch

Brown Creeper

Pacific Wren

American Dipper

European Starling

Varied Thrush

Hermit Thrush

American Robin

Bohemian Waxwing

American Pipit

Pine Grosbeak

Gray-crowned Rosy-finch

Common Redpoll

Red Crossbill

White-winged Crossbill

Pine Siskin

Lapland Longspur

American Tree Sparrow

Fox Sparrow

Dark-eyed Junco

White-crowned Sparrow

Golden-crowned Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Lincoln's Sparrow

Orange-crowned Warbler

Yellow Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Townsend’s Warbler

Wilson’s Warbler