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Aialik Bay

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59 ° 46' 17.796" N,
149 ° 42' 7.56" W


Kenai Peninsula

Nearest City


Aialik Bay in Detail.


Extends south 22 mi. from Aialik Glacier to Gulf of Alaska, 33 mi. south of Seward, Chugach Mountains.


Eskimo name obtained by the Russians and recorded as "Bukhta Ayalikskaya."

Birds Sighted Here

Sorted by Most Common to Least Common Viewings

Black-legged Kittiwake, Common Murre, Tufted Puffin, Glaucous-winged Gull, Horned Puffin, Common Gull, Rhinoceros Auklet, Marbled Murrelet, Pelagic Cormorant, Harlequin Duck, Red-necked Phalarope, Herring Gull, Double-crested Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Surf Scoter, Thick-billed Murre, Arctic Tern, White-winged Scoter, Kittlitz's Murrelet, Red-faced Cormorant, Violet-green Swallow, Ancient Murrelet, Parakeet Auklet, Sooty Shearwater, Common Merganser, Western Sandpiper, Greater Scaup, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Oystercatcher, Surfbird, Pacific Loon, Bald Eagle, Tree Swallow, Red-breasted Merganser, Canada Goose, Sabine's Gull, Black-billed Magpie, American Crow, Pine Siskin, Black Scoter, Aleutian Cackling Goose, Bufflehead, American Wigeon, Green-winged Teal, Semipalmated Plover, American Robin, Fox Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Common Raven, Bank Swallow, Pine Grosbeak, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Least Sandpiper, Common Loon, Short-tailed Shearwater, Hermit Thrush, Orange-crowned Warbler, Fork-tailed Storm-petrel, Northern Fulmar, Alder Flycatcher, Pacific Wren, Savannah Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Trumpeter Swan, Northern Shoveler, Canvasback, Common Eider, Red-necked Grebe, Wandering Tattler, Bonaparte's Gull, Red-throated Loon, Steller's Jay, Chestnut-backed Chickadee, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Varied Thrush, Swainson's Thrush, Buff-bellied Pipit, Golden-crowned Sparrow, Gadwall, Greater Yellowlegs, Leach's Storm-petrel, Yellow Warbler, Wilson's Warbler, Rock Ptarmigan, Rufous Hummingbird, Whimbrel, Black Turnstone, Spotted Sandpiper, Pomarine Jaeger, Parasitic Jaeger, Long-tailed Jaeger, Cassin's Auklet, Least Auklet, Aleutian Tern, Belted Kingfisher, Peregrine Falcon, Gray-crowned Rosy Finch, Common Redpoll, Red Crossbill, White-crowned Sparrow, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Greater White-fronted Goose, Tundra Swan, Ring-necked Duck, Lesser Scaup, Long-tailed Duck, Common Goldeneye, Spruce Grouse, Horned Grebe, Wilson's Snipe, Lesser Yellowlegs, Yellow-billed Loon, Great Blue Heron, Golden Eagle, Northern Harrier, Northern Goshawk, American Three-toed Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Olive-sided Flycatcher, Western Wood-Pewee, Gray Jay, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Brown Creeper, American Dipper, Gray-cheeked Thrush, American Tree Sparrow, Townsend's Warbler, Rock Pigeon