Anchorage Birding Guide – Campbell Creek Estuary Natural Area

At a glance Go here for Good viewing access to the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge Address terminus of Selkirk Drive, Anchorage, AK 99502 Latitude and Longitude 61.1336 north latitude,¬†-149.9665 west longitude (61.1336, -149.9665) Description This 60 acre former homestead is Anchorage’s newest park. ¬†Opening on October 11, 2013 with wide acclaim, the natural area also boasts Anchorage’s first and only record of a Lazuli Bunting. Those visiting from the lower 48 states won’t be amazed at a Lazuli Bunting, but there are only a handful of records for all of Alaska and this one Lazuli Bunting was the first and only record for Anchorage, so it was a big deal. ¬†Discovered on the opening day by Aaron B. who also was on hand to guide … Continue reading Anchorage Birding Guide – Campbell Creek Estuary Natural Area