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Finally made it to Alaska

It's not Florida, but since migration isn't quite at full swing yet I thought I'd post before things get busy. Did a family cruise from Vancouver to Seward, with multiple stops along the way. While birding was not the primary purpose, I tried to pick up a bird whenever I could. Spent a lot of time on the railing of the ship. Not easy to take photos of small birds on or over the water when they're trying to get away from a 1000' cruise ship. Got ID shots though. Got 26 life birds on the trip, all expected. Dipped on two I really wanted - Laysan Albatross and Gyrfalcon. But after missing Northern Hawk Owl in Denali NP I got one on the road about 55 miles south of Fairbanks. Hope the link works.

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Toe
3 months ago

OK, here's the link:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/52157777@N05/albums/72157709952602961

Rangel Diaz
3 months ago

Awesome series! The link doesn't work but if you copy and paste the URL you can view the photos. Now if only there was someone down here with a boat that can take us out for pelagics...

Bill Boeringer
3 months ago

Nice pics! Congrats on the lifers!

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