Birding Life List – Alaska Magazine (June 2014)

May 30, 2014

Reefs to Rockies Co-founder Sheridan Samano, an avid birder, recently wrote an article for Alaska Magazine. The Last Frontier provides ample birding opportunities. The complete article is posted below. Don’t forget to pick up an issue of Alaska Magazine to read about one of the nation’s premier wildlife destinations. AKMMG_140600_00048 AKMMG_140600_00049

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Humpback whale bubble net feeding near Chichagof Island, Alaska

August 7, 2012

In the summer months, humpback whales are a relatively common sight in Alaska’s Inside Passage. Humpback whales start their annual migration from their breeding grounds near Hawaii and Baja California, Mexico to Alaska in the spring. Alaska’s nutrient-rich waters provide ample food for humpbacks during the summer months. During that time, they replenish fat stores […]

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Alaska’s Trifecta: Mendenhall Glacier, Brown Bears and Humpback Whales

August 6, 2012

On July 25, 2012, we booked the” Trifecta” with Alaska Galore Tours in Juneau. This afternoon tour lasted approximately seven hours and it was hands-down one of the best day tours I’ve ever been on. We started with a scenic flight from Juneau Airport over Mendenhall Glacier and Juneau Icefield. It was a cloudy afternoon […]

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Half Day in Ketchikan, Alaska

July 30, 2012

If you opt to explore Alaska’s Inside Passage via a big ship cruise, Ketchikan is likely to make the list of ports of call. This morning, we arrived to Ketchikan just after 6 am and we didn’t have to be back until 3:30 pm. When traveling as part of a group, you never know if […]

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Road Trip: Skagway, Alaska to Emerald Lake (Yukon Territory, Canada)

July 27, 2012

If you find yourself in Skagway, Alaska with a few hours to fill, consider renting a car in town (Avis has an office on 3rd Avenue) and driving into Canada. We left Skagway at 10 am and were back in town by 2 pm. The drive along the Klondike Highway is incredibly scenic. You’ll pass […]

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Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve – June 9 and 10, 2012

June 20, 2012

Earlier this month, we traveled to Alaska to start scouting areas for future client trips. Large tracts of wilderness, stunning scenery, and amazing wildlife viewing opportunities make Alaska a nature-lover’s paradise. Those reasons make Alaska a bucket list destination for many people, including us. Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve covers 3.3 million acres of […]

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