Potter Marsh

The Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge is on the shore of Turnagain Arm just south of Anchorage and has 130 bird species, particularly nesting geese and arctic terns.

sign sign with arctic tern with fish boardwalk marsh irises

Canada Geese, Branta canadensis

goose tracks goose nesting goose gosling

Arctic terns, Sterna paradisaea

arctic tern arctic tern with fish arctic tern chick

Ducks:

Green-winged teal, Anas crecca

teal

Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos

mallard drakes mallard female

Tree Swallow, Tachycineta bicolor

swift

Greater Yellowlegs, Tringa melanoleuca

yellowlegs yellowlegs

Savannah sparrow, Passerculus sandwichensis

savannah sparrow

Mew gulls, Larus canus

mew gull mew gull with chick mew gull closeup mew gull closeup

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Last modified 20 August 2013