Category Archives: migration


515-09-1A family group of tundra swans flies over Wrangell/St. Elias National Park in early October.

By mid October, open water becomes harder and harder to find and most waterfowl, ducks geese and swans, have already left Alaska.  But the past two evenings, after dark, I heard migrating swans somewhere overhead.  There were both tundra and trumpeter swans calling.

515-09-8Tundra swans over the Wrangell Mountains. Continue reading