Photo Galleries: Barrow Extension to Alaska Mainland 2011 Barry Zimmer

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Alaska: Barrow Extension


We arrived in Barrow at 7:30 PM and after quickly checking into our hotel and grabbing dinner, we headed out onto the tundra for a late evening excursion. It was a beautiful sunny evening and we were greeted almost immediately by some of the common Barrow birds. Snow Buntings sang from the rooftops and Lapland Longspurs skylarked next to the road. Red and Red-necked phalaropes, American Golden-Plover, Pectoral Sandpiper, Long-tailed Duck, Pacific Loon—the birds came in rapid succession.... Read More